Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Writer Lina Wertmüller
NEW RESTORATION! Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's most famous and controversial film about sex, love and politics. On an elegant yacht cruising off the coast of Sardinia, Raffaella (Mariangela Melato), a rich and stunning capitalist, enjoys tormenting Gennarino (Giancarlo Giannini), a Communist sailor. Fate weaves a different scenario and roles become reversed when the two find themselves stranded together on a deserted island. Raffaella must submit to Gennarino in order to survive, which culminates in a dramatic climax when they are rescued. They must determine if their love can survive the harsh realities of civilization.
"...the lightest, most successful fusion of Miss Wertmuller's two favorite themes, sex and politics."
"Wertmüller delivered the first girl power picture, and it's a stunning masterstroke of a movie."
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Swept Away may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
|Bryn Mawr Film Institute||Bryn Mawr||PA||1512968400December 11, 2017|
|International Film Series - Univ of Colorado, Boulder||Boulder||CO||1507780800October 12, 2017|
|The Loft Cinema||Tucson||AZ||1507089600October 4, 2017|
|Castro Theatre||San Francisco||CA||1506139200September 23, 2017|
|Pacific Cinematheque||Vancouver||BC||15060528009/22 & 9/25|
|University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Union Theatre)||Milwaukee||WI||1506052800September 22 - September 23, 2017|
|Austin Film Society||Austin||TX||15054480009/15 & 9/18|
|International House||Philadelphia||PA||1504152000August 31, 2017|
|Cinestudio||Hartford||CT||1502424000August 11, 2017|
|AFI Silver Theatre||Silver Spring||MD||15006096007/21 & 7/23|
|Brattle Theatre||Cambridge||MA||1496980800June 9 - June 10, 2017|
|Cleveland Cinematheque||Cleveland||OH||1496894400June 8 - June 9, 2017|
|Cinefamily||Los Angeles||CA||14957712005/26, 5/27, 6/5|
|Gene Siskel Film Center||Chicago||IL||14946480005/13, 5/17|
|Coral Gables Art Cinema||Coral Gables||FL||1493956800May 5 - May 7, 2017|
|Belcourt Theatre||Nashville||TN||1493438400April 29 - May 29, 2017|
|Quad Cinema||New York||NY||1492142400April 14 - May 18, 2017|
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