DVD - 2005 | Italian
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A young woman, after breaking off an affair with an older man, finds herself in Rome and alone. She becomes friends with a young stockbroker, but after he has an accident, she once again finds herself alone.
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [c2005]
Edition: Special 2-disc edition widescreen
Description: 2 videodiscs (125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9780780029590
Branch Call Number: DVD Ecli


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Jun 29, 2017

A rather awkward film, and boring too - even for those with patience to watch 'artistic' films. There were several boring and rather pointless scenes of the stock market. The end of the film is not much more than a sequence of photographs.
The most outrageous part occurred about half an hour into the film, when one of the characters (the main character) dresses up in black-face and does a mock-African style dance, moments later another says "lets stop playing negroes" and just a few minutes later refer to (black) Africans as "monkeys"(!!); I suppose that was they way things were then (but still!).

Jan 17, 2013

I'm no film scholar, and I don't pretend to be. But I know what I like. And brother, it ain't this. A slow burning film about a confused, and confusing, mostly deadpan woman, who likes teasing and playing mind games with men. If I enjoyed something like this, I would've stayed married. 2½ stars for the interesting artistic cinematography (what WAS that spaceship shaped building in film's beginning when Vittoria looked out of Riccardo's window?!?)


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Jan 17, 2013

Vittoria: "Two people shouldn't know each other too well if they want to fall in love. But then maybe they shouldn't fall in love at all."

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