Tag Archives: Giancarlo Giannini

American Dreamer (1984) Rick Rosenthal, JoBeth Williams, Tom Conti, Giancarlo Giannini, Comedy, Crime, Romance

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Frustrated housewife/writer Cathy Palmer ghostwrites a story about Rebecca Ryan, a dashing international spy, and wins a trip to Paris. While there, she is involved in an accident, and awakens in the hospital believing she IS Rebecca Ryan. Much craziness ensues as she meets the writer of the Rebecca Ryan books, thwarts real international spies, and eventually gets her memory back.
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L’innocente / The Innocent (1976) Luchino Visconti, Giancarlo Giannini, Laura Antonelli, Jennifer O’Neill, Drama, Romance

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Luchino Visconti’s last film based on a novella by Gabrielle d’Annunzio is a haunting account of aristocratic chauvinism and sexual double standards in turn of the century Italy. Giannini as the psichotic husband whose lust cannot be satisfied. Antonelli as his sensitive and tormented wife and O’Neil as cunning possesive mistress.
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