Directed by Fernando di Leo
Maurice Ronet (Purple Noon) stars as Giuseppe Lagana, a European
playboy who returns to his home in the Sicilian town of Catania to settle
his deceased father’s affairs. He reunites with an old friend, Caterina
(Lisa Gastoni), and a mid-life romance is kindled from the sparks of their
youthful attraction. But Giuseppe finds he is not immune to the sexual
magnetism of Caterina’s teenage daughter, Graziella (Jenny Tamburi).
Soon Giuseppe’s paternal affection evolves into adult passion, and he
and Graziella are engaged in a tempestuous affair, willfully ignoring the
consequences should Caterina discover them. Though best known for
his bloody poliziotteschi, Fernando Di Leo (Shoot First, Die Later) proved
himself just as adept at the erotic thriller, savoring the irresistible charm
of the modern Lolita, while masterfully building tension around a love
affair that, by its very nature, is destined to end tragically.
Blu-ray Extras Include:
Digitally restored | New and improved English subtitle translation
RT' @andywinter1': Been catching up on some' @FilmComment' podcasts and particularly enjoyed this one about the excellent #Bacurau ' https://t.c…'
@pdxcubfan So sorry about that, we are having some issues with the app-based viewing options. Working to fix ASAP b…' https://t.co/7CBluuKqm0'
@jmayes' @TheLoftCinema'' @VIFFest'' @mdffparkway'' @aperturecinema'' @jbfc_ny'' @TheLittleRoch'' @amblertheater'' @indiememphis…'' https://t.co/liPLFuAlJR'
@Merz_2' @TheLoftCinema'' @VIFFest'' @mdffparkway'' @aperturecinema'' @jbfc_ny'' @TheLittleRoch'' @amblertheater'' @indiememphis…'' https://t.co/IaC9BM4TNL'
@jmayes Hi James, yes, it should be viewable under My Library. Can you send us a note to firstname.lastname@example.org and we…' https://t.co/0FZmWtYZjk'
Looking for a way to support independent movie theaters? Do like you've always done... watch a movie! BACURAU is…' https://t.co/APCCM6dQtH'
@TheLittleRoch We tried, but we couldn't catch 'em.
RT' @GloriousSwanson': “Alright Mr. DeMille I’m ready for my close-up!” Happy birthday to our Aries... The incomparable #GloriaSwanson who w…
RT' @JxJFest': Our first JxJ Film Club #MovieOfTheWeek: MEPHISTO Watch this stunning restoration of the 1981 Academy Award-winning masterpi…
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing email@example.com or calling 212-629-6880.