Tag Archives: Lucia Bosé

Gli sbandati / Abandoned / The Disbanded (1955) Francesco Maselli, Lucia Bosé, Isa Miranda, Jean-Pierre Mocky, Drama

Gli sbandati AKA The Disbanded (1955)
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

Cela s'appelle l'aurore AKA That Is the Dawn (1956)
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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