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La pacifista - Smetti di piovere (1970)

A journalist is preparing a story on extremist youth and falls in love with a young radical who fears being killed by his companions when he is unable to commit a political assassination.

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Barbara
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Michele
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Commissario
Piero Faggioni ...
Piero
Gino Lavagetto ...
Carlo
Sergio Tramonti
Ottavio Fanfani
Cristiano Minellono ...
(as Cristiano Minellone)
Jean-Pierre D'Artois
Daniel Pommereulle
Luigi Pignatelli
Riccardo De Stefanis
Francesco Carnelutti
Mario Tellini
Mario La Neve
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A journalist is preparing a story on extremist youth and falls in love with a young radical who fears being killed by his companions when he is unable to commit a political assassination.

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Contessa
Written by Paolo Pietrangeli
Performed by Giovanna Marini, Paolo Pietrangeli and Gianni Nebbiosi
Courtesy of Bella Ciao
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8 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This film from the era of radical youth protests was made in Italy by the great Hungarian director Miklos Jancso. We get a lot of footage of students shouting "Ho Chi Minh! Ho Chi Minh!" A journalist (Monica Vitti) is preparing a story on extremist youth and falls in love with a young radical (Pierre Clementi) who fears being killed by his companions when he is unable to commit a political assassination. Virtually unknown today, the film is a stylish ballet of love and death. It is also excruciatingly dull.


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