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Piccole labbra (1978)

A writer returns home from World War I. He has developed a very bad case of post traumatic stress disorder. He contemplates suicide, but becomes interested in the 12 year old niece of the innkeeper at the place where he is recuperating.

Director:

Mimmo Cattarinich

Writers:

Mimmo Cattarinich (idea), Daniele Sánchez (story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pierre Clémenti ... Paul
Katya Berger ... Eva
Ugo Bologna ... Franz
Michele Soavi ... Il saltimbanco
Raf Baldassarre
José Luis López Vázquez
Bárbara Rey ... Christa
Tom Felleghy Tom Felleghy ... (as Tommaso Felleghi)
Cesare Di Vito Cesare Di Vito
Walter Colombaioni Walter Colombaioni
Eros Buttaglieri Eros Buttaglieri
Paul Muller
Maria Monti Maria Monti ... Anna
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A writer returns home from World War I. He has developed a very bad case of post traumatic stress disorder. He contemplates suicide, but becomes interested in the 12 year old niece of the innkeeper at the place where he is recuperating. He doesn't seem to mind that he is spending so much time with her. He becomes deeply infatuated with her, but can't physically consummate any kind of relationship with her. She brightens his day, but her sexuality is just beginning to bud. When she begins to prefer a male closer to her age than the writer, the finality of the plot is set. Written by Ørnås

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Country:

Spain | Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

30 October 1978 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Lips See more »

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Technical Specs

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Even though the movie is about a 12-year old girl played by a 14-year old actress who has a sexual relationship with an adult man, including nude scenes, it is available for purchase on mainstream retail sites like Walmart and the TCM network store. See more »

Alternate Versions

The US video version "Little Lips" has most of Katya Berger's nude and sex scenes edited out because she was only 12 years old at the time this movie was made. See more »

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Biography of Italian director Mimmo Cattarinich
13 December 2008 | by diegorivasSee all my reviews

i think it is interesting to know the biography of the Italian artist who directed this movie "piccole labbra". Mimmo(Domenico) Cattarinich was born in Rome and since 39 years his study overlooks largo Federico Fellini (nearby Veneto street in Rome). He is one of the historical leaders of the Italian photography. As photographer his history begins in the half of the fifties in the Dino De Laurentis film studios. At seventeen years old he interrupted the studies of accounting to follow the great myth of the cinema from near. He began to work as assistant of dark room and subsequently as photographer of scene, with different directors like:Mario Bava,Blasetti,Bolognini,Lizzani, Sergio Leone, Pasolini,Antonioni Fellini,Almodovar,Benigni and others more. "Piccole Labbra" (Little Lips) is his only movie as director.


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