Seven Beauties (Pasqualino Settebellezze)

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Showings

Castro Theatre Sat, Sep 23, 2017 6:30 PM
Film Info
Country:Italy
Year:1975
Running Time:116 min.
Language:Italian
German
Neapolitan
Spanish
Director:Lina Wertmüller
Screenwriter:Lina Wertmüller
Cast:Giancarlo Giannini
Fernando Rey
Shirley Stoler
Elena Fiore

Description

Nominated for four Academy Awards® including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini (Swept Away) as Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as "Pasqualino Seven Beauties." A petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost, Pasqualino is arrested for murder and later sent to fight in the army. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape.

DCP courtesy of Kino Lorber