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2019
The Name of the Rose
TV ShowMar 4, 2019

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose (Italian: Il nome della rosa) is an Italian …
The Name of the Rose (Italian: Il nome della rosa) is an Italian-German historical period drama television miniseries created and directed by Giacomo Battiato. It is based on the international bestseller novel of the same name by Umberto Eco. The series stars John Turturro as William of Baskerville and Rupert Everett as Bernard Gui. It was co-produced by Italian production companies 11 Marzo Film and Palomar for Rai Fiction and Tele München Group.
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Croce e delizia
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MovieFeb 28, 2019

Croce e delizia

Two families are brought together for a surprise marriage - …
Two families are brought together for a surprise marriage - between their patriarchs.
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2018
The Invisible Witness
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MovieDec 13, 2018

The Invisible Witness

Adriano Doria is "the …
Adriano Doria is "the entrepreneur of the year" in Milan.He drives a BMW, wears a flamboyant Rolex, has an adorable wife and daughter and a beautiful mistress. But now he is under house arrest, accused of murder.
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Loro
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MovieSep 13, 2018

Loro

During a tumultuous period in the career of Silvio Berlusconi, …
During a tumultuous period in the career of Silvio Berlusconi, as his marriage to second wife Veronica Lario fractures, LORO speculates on what may or may not have taken place behind closed doors, depicting a wide variety of characters from multiple levels of society and their attempts to either ingratiate or distance themselves from him.
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Loro 2
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MovieMay 10, 2018

Loro 2

Set mostly in his Sardinian mansion, Silvio Berlusconi's …
Set mostly in his Sardinian mansion, Silvio Berlusconi's personality, politic career, scandals, relationship with his wife and ambiguous heritage are presented through partially fictional events.
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Loro 1
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MovieApr 24, 2018

Loro 1

A film about the life of Silvio Berlusconi.
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Sconnessi
MovieFeb 22, 2018

Sconnessi

Sconnessi released.
2016
Forever Young
MovieMar 10, 2016

Forever Young

Interconnected stories of a group of adults who have troubles …
Interconnected stories of a group of adults who have troubles accepting aging and persist in acting as young people.
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2014
The Invisible Boy
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MovieDec 1, 2014

The Invisible Boy

Michele is thirteen year old, shy, unpopular at school, and in …
Michele is thirteen year old, shy, unpopular at school, and in love with Stella. After wearing a costume for a Halloween party, he finds out that he's invisible.
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Best Actor
Nomination2014

Best Actor

Nominated for "Human Capital".
David di Donatello
2013
Human Capital
MovieDec 3, 2013

Human Capital

Human Capital (Italian: Il capitale umano) is a 2013 Italian film …
Human Capital (Italian: Il capitale umano) is a 2013 Italian film directed by Paolo Virzì. The film is based on the American novel Human Capital by Stephen Amidon. For her performance in the film, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. It was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.
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La sedia della felicità
MovieNov 24, 2013

La sedia della felicità

During her visit to a prison to …
During her visit to a prison to do the nails to an old lady and former head of a criminal clan, a broke beautician is the recipient of the last words of the dying lady whispering the hideout of a treasure, supposedly in an old chair in the lady's mansion. The beautician sets forth to find the treasure, but all the belongings of the mansion have been confiscated and auctioned. The beautician seeks help by the neighbor's's shop, a tattoo studio, where the broke owner does everything he can to help, and discovers that there are eight identical chairs and that there is a way to find their owners. The quest to find the lucky chair brings the couple around the Veneto region trying to persuade the chair owners that they don't really need them. A magician, a greedy priest, industrious immigrated entrepreneurs, a grumpy fishmonger and a shepherd in the alps are some of the characters the couple find in their pursuit of happiness.
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2012
Silvia Pippia
MarriageMay 2012

Silvia Pippia

Married Silvia Pippia.
Best Actor
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Nomination2012

Best Actor

Nominated for "Easy!".
David di Donatello
2011
Easy!
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MovieSep 2, 2011

Easy!

The life of a melancholy professor is turned upside down when …
The life of a melancholy professor is turned upside down when he discovers that a rebellious teenager he is tutoring is actually his son.
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2010
A Second Childhood
MovieOct 8, 2010

A Second Childhood

Lino Settembre and his wife Chicca lead a tranquil married life …
Lino Settembre and his wife Chicca lead a tranquil married life without any serious problems. They are satisfied with their careers. He's the sports editor at the Messenger and she's a professor of medieval languages at the Universita' Gregoriana. The only true disappointment in their 25 years of marriage has been the lack of children. They used the situation to strengthen their marriage instead of letting it become real problem. But now, in a totally unexpected way, they're presented with a big worry: Lino is having some really serious memory problems that little by little get worse and start to interrupt the routine of their daily lives and activities both at home and at work. At first both Lino and Chicca decide to laugh it off but the problem manifests itself more and more until, after careful attention and in-depth medical exams, they receive the diagnosis of degenerative brain disease that's destroying his brain.
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Happy Family
MovieMar 4, 2010

Happy Family

Ezio is a screenwriter scared by happy endings, who earns …
Ezio is a screenwriter scared by happy endings, who earns his living thanks to an invention of his father. He is going through a creative crisis, until he has a car crash with Anna, who invites him to dinner. Once there, the stories of several characters get interwoven, triggered by the decision of the 16 year-old Filippo, Anna's son, to get married. Dinner's attendees become the characters of Ezio's new screenplay, but they will try to interfere with his work.
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2008
Best New Director
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Nomination2008

Best New Director

Nominated for "Don't Waste Your Time, Johnny!".
David di Donatello
2007
Don't Waste Your Time, Johnny!
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MovieNov 30, 2007

Don't Waste Your Time, Johnny!

Don't Waste Your Time, …
Don't Waste Your Time, Johnny! (Italian: Lascia perdere, Johnny!) is a 2007 Italian biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Fabrizio Bentivoglio. It is loosely based on real life events of musician Fausto Mesolella, a member of Piccola Orchestra Avion Travel.
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The Right Distance
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MovieOct 19, 2007

The Right Distance

Mara is a new schoolteacher coming from Tuscany. Her …
Mara is a new schoolteacher coming from Tuscany. Her arrival affects the inhabitants of the village: she is beautiful, alone and different. She begins a relationship with Hassan, a well-integrated Tunisian mechanic, but when Mara anticipates her departure for Brazil, everything changes. Giovanni is a late adolescent who wants became a journalist: he observes what happens in his small village and secretly writes for a local newspaper.
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2006
The Family Friend
MovieMay 25, 2006

The Family Friend

Geremia, an aging tailor/money lender, is a repulsive, mean, …
Geremia, an aging tailor/money lender, is a repulsive, mean, stingy man who lives alone in his shabby house with his scornful, bedridden mother. He has a morbid, obsessive relationship with...
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Our Land
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MovieFeb 24, 2006

Our Land

When the efforts of a Philosophy teacher from the Italian …
When the efforts of a Philosophy teacher from the Italian Region of Puglia and his two brothers to sell an old family farm are stalled by their aggressive step-brother, the family's dark past is soon dragged into the harsh light.
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Best Actor
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Nomination2006

Best Actor

Nominated for "Our Land".
David di Donatello
2003
Remember Me, My Love
MovieFeb 11, 2003

Remember Me, My Love

The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the …
The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an average life. Their 19-year-old son, Paolo, is having trouble finding an identity, while their 18-year-old daughter, Valentina, has already figured out how to use sex to her advantage. The family goes through a crisis when Carlo begins having an affair, Giulia attempt to seduce the director of a local stage production she is in, and Valentina does what she does best to land an audition for a TV show.
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Best Actor
Nomination2003

Best Actor

Nominated for "Remember Me, My Love".
David di Donatello
2002
Jailbreak
MovieNov 8, 2002

Jailbreak

Riding the Tiger is a haunting evocation of the hubris, …
Riding the Tiger is a haunting evocation of the hubris, despair and devastation of the American war in Vietnam. Archival film and footage of a B-52 graveyard are combined with the voices of GIs, Vietnamese villagers, and journalists.
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2001
Hotel
MovieSep 12, 2001

Hotel

While a British film crew are shooting a version of The …
While a British film crew are shooting a version of The Duchess Of Malfi in Venice, they in turn are being filmed by a sleasy documentary primadonna while the strange staff share meals ...
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2000
Denti
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MovieSep 1, 2000

Denti

Antonio is a man who was born with unusually large incisors; …
Antonio is a man who was born with unusually large incisors; his freakishly huge teeth make him an outcast from his peers as a child, and he attempts more than once to break off the offending choppers.
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Nomination2000

Best Short Film

Nominated for "Tipota".
David di Donatello
1999
The Missing
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MovieNov 11, 1999

The Missing

When her child is missing an Australian mother calls for an …
When her child is missing an Australian mother calls for an priest from Italy she has not seen in years.
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The Nanny
MovieMay 21, 1999

The Nanny

Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who …
Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after childbirth. He brings a peasant, Annette, to Rome, forcing her to leave her own baby behind. To the consternation and increasing anger of the wife, the nanny immediately bonds with the couple's infant son - Annette's a natural. Against a backdrop of leftist demonstrations, Annette, who's lover is a teacher jailed for subversion, asks the doctor to teach her to read and write. Her nature and curiosity, the doctor's bland ideas, he and his wife's problems, and the two infants bring the story to a head.
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Il commissario Montalbano
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TV ShowMay 6, 1999

Il commissario Montalbano

Inspector Montalbano …
Inspector Montalbano (Italian: Il commissario Montalbano [il kommisˈsaːrjo montalˈbaːno]) is an Italian television series produced and broadcast by RAI since 1999, based on the detective novels of Andrea Camilleri. The protagonist is commissario (Commissioner) Salvo Montalbano, and the stories are set in the imaginary town of Vigàta, Sicily. In 2012 the series generated a prequel, The Young Montalbano.
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Best Supporting Actor
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Award1999

Best Supporting Actor

Won award for "Of Lost Love".
David di Donatello
Best Supporting Actor
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Nomination1999

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Of Lost Love".
David di Donatello
1998
Of Lost Love
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MovieSep 9, 1998

Of Lost Love

Of Lost Love (Italian: Del perduto amore) is a 1998 Italian …
Of Lost Love (Italian: Del perduto amore) is a 1998 Italian drama film directed by Michele Placido. For her performance Giovanna Mezzogiorno won the Pasinetti Award at the 55th Venice International Film Festival and the 1999 Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress, while her co-star Fabrizio Bentivoglio was awarded David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor. The Mezzogiorno's character is inspired by teacher Liliana Rossi.
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Eternity and a Day
MovieMay 23, 1998

Eternity and a Day

Alexander, an old writer, is ill and prepared to die. He says his …
Alexander, an old writer, is ill and prepared to die. He says his goodbyes and recalls his life with his wife long ago. While driving his car he saves a street kid, an illegal immigrant from Albania, from being arrested. Later in the day, by chance, he sees the same boy being abducted, and follows in his car. Although he is preoccupied with his own regrets, he puts death on hold to find a way to help the boy.
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Notes of Love
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MovieApr 15, 1998

Notes of Love

A woman suffering from compulsive-type …
A woman suffering from compulsive-type psychological problems falls for an older divorced neighbour. Will her love be returned? A slow story of confusion and loneliness.
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1997
An Eyewitness Account
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MovieFeb 7, 1997

An Eyewitness Account

When Milanese salesman …
When Milanese salesman Piero witnesses the mob killing of a prominent magistrate, he testifies in court. The government puts him into the witness protection program, but the traumatic experiences he suffers leaves him wondering if he should have remained silent.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1997

Best Actor

Nominated for "An Eyewitness Account".
David di Donatello
Best Actor
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Award1997

Best Actor

Won award for "An Eyewitness Account".
David di Donatello
1996
Sacred Silence
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MovieSep 5, 1996

Sacred Silence

A young priest crusades against organized crime in his …
A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It's the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn in their side. Will they be able to force the boy to accuse the priest of sexual harassment and have his reputation destroyed?
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Elective Affinities
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MovieMay 16, 1996

Elective Affinities

The novel (1809) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The …
The novel (1809) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The marriage of Edward and Charlotte gets worse with the arrival at the castle Young Ottilia, grandson of Carlotta, and Brass. Edward is ...
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The Real Thing
MovieJan 1, 1996

The Real Thing

Rupert is a small time crook trying to do the right thing. But …
Rupert is a small time crook trying to do the right thing. But when his younger brother gets in trouble and needs a new liver, Rupert gets together his old gang and they plan a heist on New...
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1995
Un eroe borghese
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MovieFeb 27, 1995

Un eroe borghese

An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and …
An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1995

Best Actor

Nominated for "Un eroe borghese".
David di Donatello
1994
Like Two Crocodiles
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MovieAug 1, 1994

Like Two Crocodiles

Gabriele is a successful antiques dealer in Paris, but he's …
Gabriele is a successful antiques dealer in Paris, but he's dogged by dreams of his childhood in Italy, where he was raised by a loving mother, the kept mistress of Gabriele's father, a wealthy patriarch. When she dies, Gabriele is "adopted" into his father's affluent family, but his bastard status elicits resentment and cruelty from his step-brothers. Still hurting and haunted years later, Gabriele hatches a plan for revenge.
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1993
A Soul Split in Two
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MovieSep 3, 1993

A Soul Split in Two

A Soul Split in Two (Italian: Un'anima divisa in due, also …
A Soul Split in Two (Italian: Un'anima divisa in due, also known as A Soul Divided in Two) is a 1993 Italian romance-drama film directed by Silvio Soldini. The film entered into the 50th Venice International Film Festival, where Fabrizio Bentivoglio was awarded with the Volpi Cup for best actor.
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1992
Puerto Escondido
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MovieDec 17, 1992

Puerto Escondido

Mario leads a normal life, working in a Milan bank. His daily …
Mario leads a normal life, working in a Milan bank. His daily routine is shattered when he witnesses a murder and is shot himself by the killer, a deranged police commissioner. To save his life, he must abandon his life and flee to Puerto Escondido, Mexico. When he runs out of money he teams up with Alex and Anita, a couple of Italians that will lead him on to a series of adventures and encounters with drug dealers, corrupt police officers and other weird characters.
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1991
Red American
MovieApr 19, 1991

Red American

Italy 1935: Vittorio works in a matrimonial agency, and …
Italy 1935: Vittorio works in a matrimonial agency, and although the agency is closed for summer vacations, he tries to find an Italian wife for an American man. At last he finds a suitable girl, but a surprise is awaiting for him.
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1990
On Tour
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MovieApr 6, 1990

On Tour

Two actors leave on a theatrical tour, but there is a matter to …
Two actors leave on a theatrical tour, but there is a matter to be settled: one has become the lover of the other's girl-friend and since they are very good friends, cannot bring himself to tell him.
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1989
Marrakech Express
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MovieApr 30, 1989

Marrakech Express

Spanish girl Teresa comes to Milan to meet Ponchia, Marco, …
Spanish girl Teresa comes to Milan to meet Ponchia, Marco, Paolino and Cedro who have not seen each other for years: her man, their old friend Rudy, is in jail in Marrakech and needs help ...
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Rebus
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MovieFeb 16, 1989

Rebus

Rebus is a 1990 drama film directed by Massimo Guglielmi.
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1988
Apartment Zero
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MovieSep 30, 1988

Apartment Zero

Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a …
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane mother's room due to poor ticket sales at his revival movie theater. Jack Carney, the new roommate, appears normal enough at first but it soon becomes apparent that he is hiding something. As their friendship develops, Adrian suppresses his suspicions that Jack may be the government mercenary turned serial killer who has been terrorizing the city. The other eccentric residents of the building begin to worry as Adrian shows increasing signs that his mother's insanity may be hereditary. The shocking climax of this twisted tale of deceit, perversion and murder reveals the darker side of the human psyche.
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1987
Via Montenapoleone
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MovieMar 13, 1987

Via Montenapoleone

Via Montenapoleone in Milan is the ritziest street in the city and …
Via Montenapoleone in Milan is the ritziest street in the city and here the destinies of several characters, playboys, models and gays cross and diverge.
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1986
Salomè
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MovieMay 8, 1986

Salomè

John the Baptist, the prophet of Israel, is imprisoned by …
John the Baptist, the prophet of Israel, is imprisoned by Herod, governor of Judea for protesting Herod's marriage to his brother's wife. Jealousies rage and Herod's step-daughter and niece Salome seduces Herod by means of a torrid dance to give her the head of the prophet - but then tries to save the life of the man she has thus condemned. Updated to a WWII setting
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1983
Vatican Conspiracy
MovieJan 11, 1983

Vatican Conspiracy

An eremit who has had contact to terrorists is planning to kill …
An eremit who has had contact to terrorists is planning to kill the pope by poisoning.
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1981
Lady of the Camelias
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MovieFeb 26, 1981

Lady of the Camelias

A young girl from the provinces, comes to Paris with one …
A young girl from the provinces, comes to Paris with one goal: to become a part of the rich bourgeoisie. To achieve this she will use her unique beauty and charm.
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1980
Masoch
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MovieAug 29, 1980

Masoch

Aurora Rumelin is happy because the noble writer Leopold …
Aurora Rumelin is happy because the noble writer Leopold Sacher-Masoch has asked for her hand. Little by little the marriage goes into crisis mainly because Leopold asks his wife to beat him before sexual relations and to treat him like a slave. Both spouses have lovers and, in the end, the marriage ends in divorce.
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The Blue-Eyed Bandit
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MovieAug 7, 1980

The Blue-Eyed Bandit

An office employee, pretending to be weak and crippled, …
An office employee, pretending to be weak and crippled, reveals himself as a ruthless criminal.
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1957
Fabrizio Bentivoglio
Birth1957

Fabrizio Bentivoglio

Fabrizio Bentivoglio was born.
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