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Âmes Perdues

Hosted by the Consul of the Paris Cinema Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 29 Nov 19:55 - 20:40

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Directed in Protected content Dino Risi, Âmes perdues (Anima persa), is adapted from the novel Un'anima persa Protected content , written by the Italian novelist and journalist Giovanni Arpino ( Protected content ).
The movie, an exciting psychological thriller, takes place in the magic and romantic athmosphere of Venise (beautiful images of Tonino Delli Colli, the most director of italian movie photo) with an exceptional duo of actors, sacred monster of world cinema : Catherine Deneuve and Vittorio Gassman
Synopsis : Nineteen-year-old Tino, naive young man and aspiring painter, goes to Venice to visit his elderly uncle Fabio Stolz (Vittorio Gassman) - a former engineer at a gas company who is proud of his Hapsburg origin - and his wife Elisa (Catherine Deneuve), a sickly blonde woman who is completely submissive to her husband
Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion in Venezia, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.

Please note that the legendary Oscar-winning composer Francis Lai wrote the music for this psychological film based on a recurring nostalgic main theme for orchestra with moog interventions. The author has succeeded perfectly in representing the atmosphere of a mysterious and esoteric Venice, with a whole series of tense motifs alternated with romantic pop atmospheres and baroque phrases.

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