The daughter of a prostitute who could not maintain it, Desideria was sold to the rich bourgeois Viola who has given her a good education but little affection. When she discovers that Viola... See full summary »
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Dalila Di Lazzaro,
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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.
France, 1940s. The French Riviera has not yet fallen into the hands of the Nazis: An Austrian Jewish surgeon found refuge in a villa on the Cote d'Azur. There, he heals an Italian pianist and gets acquainted with his mistress, Countess Francesca. While waiting to go to England, he operates clandestinely in the clinic of the friend who hosts him. Soon he becomes Francesca's lover. But gradually the aging doctor falls in love with her daughter, Laura, who is only 13 years old.
I just saw the film, and i am still surprised that it's rarely passed on television, an excellent combination of love and tragedy, just what my brain needed, a fine, too fine piece of art.If you are addicted to that kind if movie, i recommend "Sparrow".
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