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Based on an actual incident, this is the story of five girls (told in a slow beginning) who are among the 200 women Read More »
A young man raises the dead in a high valley where the power is held by Violanta. Read More »
Blood Stains in a New Car (1975) Antonio Mercero, José Luis López Vázquez, Lucia Bosé, May Heatherly
An immoral antiques dealer witnesses a car accident on his way home in his brand new car. Read More »
Juan is an academic, his career stalled, teaching at the university because of his brother-in-law’s prestige. Read More »
David and Helene are a bored, rich, bourgeois couple stuck in a stale sexless marriage, who lives in a lush Art Nouveau chateau on the outskirts of Paris, France. Read More »
The Lady Without Camelias (1953) Michelangelo Antonioni, Lucia Bosé, Gino Cervi, Andrea Checchi, Drama
It’s the story of a shopclerk named Clara (played by the captivating Lucia Bosè) who finds a chance casting in a small movie role develop into a full-blown career as screen-siren. Read More »
Under the Sign of Scorpio (1969) Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani, Gian Maria Volonté, Lucia Bosé, Giulio Brogi, Drama, Fantasy
An island has been decimated by a volcanic eruption and the few survivors escape to a nearby island. Read More »
A woman walks by her home and finally takes a shower – She buy colored fabrics in a trade. Read More »
Story of a Love Affair (1950) Michelangelo Antonioni, Lucia Bosé, Massimo Girotti, Ferdinando Sarmi, Crime, Drama, Romance
Paola (Lucia Bose) is the beautiful and jealously-guarded younger wife of a shady factory owner, Enrico Fontana (Ferdinando Sarmi). Read More »
Gli sbandati / Abandoned / The Disbanded (1955) Francesco Maselli, Lucia Bosé, Isa Miranda, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Drama
Set during WWII, the film is a drama of the Italian resistance, with all the usual clichéd characters in attendance. The central character, a bombed-out gamine who falls in love with an Italian partisan, is played by Lucia Bose, who earned a great deal of praise for her performance. Most of the film deals with the culture-clash between the citified resistance fighters and their rural hosts.
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Cela s’appelle l’aurore / That Is the Dawn (1956) Luis Buñuel, Georges Marchal, Lucia Bosé, Julien Bertheau, Drama
The wife of a physician who diligently cares for the poor, grows weary of their dull South France factory town and pressures her older husband to move to glorious Nice, on the Mediterranean. Dr. Valerio particularly empathizes with Sandro, the farm foreman for the town’s wealthy factory owner, Gorzone. Sandro’s preoccupation with caring for his ill wife, Magda, angers Gorzone. As the only local physician, will compassionate Valerio abandon his patients, and give in to his young wife’s bourgeois values ?
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This art film has no conventional dialog between the main characters. This tells a strangely compelling story of two women in a suburban home who are listening to radio news broadcasts about a missing child in their area.
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Non c’è pace tra gli ulivi / Under the Olive Tree (1950) Giuseppe De Santis, Raf Vallone, Lucia Bosé, Folco Lulli
Raf Vallone plays Francesco Dominici, a shepherd and war veteran who returns home to find that his flock of sheep have been stolen by the area thuggish big-shot landlord Agostino Bonfiglio. Francesco decides to steal back what is rightfully his, and winds up in jail, through a series of manipulations and witness bribes by Agostino, who claims the sheep were always his. To make matters worse, when Francesco is in prison, Agostino manages to also steal Francesco’s girl Lucia (Lucia Bosé). When Agostino escapes from, he attempts to exact revenge on Agostino.
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