Seven Beauties [Blu-ray] [1975]

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Special Features

  • Booklet essays by Director Allison Anders and Film Historian Claudia Consolati, Ph.D
  • Excerpt from Behind the White Glasses, a documentary on Lina Wertmiller
  • Interview with Director Amy Heckerling
  • Trailers

Synopsis

Seven Beauties
Italian filmmaker Lina Wertmuller directs the black comedy Pasqualino Settebellezze (Seven Beauties). During WWII, Pasqualino Frafuso (Giancarlo Giannini) ends up lost in a dense forest along with fellow army deserter Francesco (Piero De Orio). After they witness a mass execution by German soldiers, Francesco admits his moral opposition to the Nazis and Pasqualino reveals his criminal past in a series of flashbacks. Back in Naples, he was known as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties," a petty thief who lived off the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost. When Totonno (Mario Conti) pimps out his sister Concettina (Elena Fiore), Pasqualino kills him, chops up his body, and mails each piece across the country. He is then arrested and sent to a mental institution, where he commits sexual assault against another patient. Kicked out of the asylum, he is sent to fight in the army. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp. He then plots to make his escape by demoralizing himself in an attempt to seduce a German officer (Shirley Stoler). Seven Beauties was nominated for four Academy Awards in 1977, including Best Foreign Film. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Giancarlo Giannini
    Giancarlo Giannini - Pasqualino Frafuso
  • Fernando Rey
    Fernando Rey - Pedro
  • Shirley Stoler
    Shirley Stoler - Commandant
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    Elena Fiore - Concettina
  • Ermelinda de Felice
    Ermelinda de Felice - Mother

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