Valentina Cortese

Valentina Cortese

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Valentina Cortese (January 1, 1923 - July 10, 2019) was an Italian film actress. The Milan-born actress starred in The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) directed by Robert Wise, and costarring Richard Basehart and William Lundigan. Cortese, aged 28, married Basehart in 1951, and had one son with him before they divorced in 1960. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1975 for her performance in François Truffaut's Day for Night. Cortese appeared in Jules Dassin's Thieves' Highway (1949), Joseph L. Mankiewicz's The Barefoot Contessa (1954), Michelangelo Antonioni's Le Amiche (1955), Gérard Brach's The Boat on the Grass, Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988), and in the Franco Zeffirelli projects such as the 1972 film Brother Sun, Sister Moon, his 1977 miniseries, Jesus of Nazareth and the 1993 film Sparrow. Description above from the Wikipedia article Valentina Cortese, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

  • Title: Valentina Cortese
  • Popularity: 5.461
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1923-01-01
  • Place of Birth: Milan, Lombardy, Italy
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  • Also Known As: Valentina Cortesa
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Valentina Cortese Movies

  • 1973
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    Day for Night

    Day for Night

    7.816 1973 HD

    A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

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  • 1971
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    The Boat on the Grass

    The Boat on the Grass

    4.7 1971 HD

    Despite their social differences, poor David and the rich Olivier are the best friends. David took the young Eleanor in Olivier's Paris apartment....

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  • 1972
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    Brother Sun, Sister Moon

    Brother Sun, Sister Moon

    6.983 1972 HD

    In his delirium from his return from war, Francesco Bernardone goes back in his memories to the days when he lived for parties and carnal pleasures....

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  • 1979
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    Ring of Darkness

    Ring of Darkness

    5.1 1979 HD

    Once a Satanist who surrendered her soul and body to the devil himself, Carlotta Rhodes begins to regret her tryst with Lucifer when her teenage...

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  • 1948
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    Les Misérables - Manhunt

    Les Misérables - Manhunt

    6 1948 HD

    Jean Valjean, pursued through the years for a minor infraction by the implacable policeman Javert, attempts to create a life for himself and for his...

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  • 1949
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    Thieves' Highway

    Thieves' Highway

    7.255 1949 HD

    Nick Garcos comes back from his tour of duty in World War II planning to settle down with his girlfriend, Polly Faber. He learns, however, that his...

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  • 1972
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    The Assassination of Trotsky

    The Assassination of Trotsky

    5.039 1972 HD

    A Stalinist assassin tracks exiled revolutionary Leon Trotsky to Mexico in 1940.

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  • 1961
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    Barabbas

    Barabbas

    6.8 1961 HD

    Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was pardoned for his crimes and spared crucifixion when Pilate offered the Israelites a choice to pardon...

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  • 1963
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    The Girl Who Knew Too Much

    The Girl Who Knew Too Much

    6.966 1963 HD

    A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings.

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  • 1954
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    The Barefoot Contessa

    The Barefoot Contessa

    6.795 1954 HD

    Has-been director Harry Dawes gets a new lease on his career when the independently wealthy tycoon Kirk Edwards hires him to write and direct a film....

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  • 1951
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    The House on Telegraph Hill

    The House on Telegraph Hill

    6.3 1951 HD

    Concentration camp survivor Victoria Kowelska finds herself involved in mystery, greed, and murder when she assumes the identity of a dead friend in...

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  • 1988
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    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

    6.947 1988 HD

    An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.

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  • 1949
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    Malaya

    Malaya

    6.538 1949 HD

    After living abroad for several years, journalist John Royer returns to the United States just after the U.S. enters World War II. His boast that he...

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  • 1994
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    Sparrow

    Sparrow

    7.6 1994 HD

    Catania, Sicilia 1854. A serious epidemic of cholera is hitting the region. Maria a 16 years old novice leaves her convent and returns her home to...

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  • 1942
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    The Jester's Supper

    The Jester's Supper

    6.133 1942 HD

    In Florence, at the time of Lorenzo de Medici, known also as Lorenzo the Magnificent, the aristocrat brothers Chiaramantesi rule with an iron fist...

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  • 1955
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    Le Amiche

    Le Amiche

    6.757 1955 HD

    Clelia, a self-made woman coming from humble means, travels back to Turin, her hometown, to scout locations for the successful Roman atelier she...

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  • 1980
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    When Time Ran Out...

    When Time Ran Out...

    5.234 1980 HD

    An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling...

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  • 1965
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    Juliet of the Spirits

    Juliet of the Spirits

    7.301 1965 HD

    Middle-aged Giulietta grows suspicious of her husband, Giorgio, when his behavior grows increasingly questionable. One night when Giorgio initiates a...

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  • 1974
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    Appassionata

    Appassionata

    5.609 1974 HD

    Two teenage friends conspire to find out how much their youthful sensuality can disrupt one of their households, headed by a dentist and his...

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  • 1949
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    Black Magic

    Black Magic

    6.3 1949 HD

    A hypnotist uses his powers for revenge against King Louis XV's court.

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  • 1968
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    The Legend of Lylah Clare

    The Legend of Lylah Clare

    6.1 1968 HD

    A dictatorial film director hires an unknown actress to play the lead role in a planned movie biography of a late, great Hollywood star.

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  • 1970
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    The Love Mates

    The Love Mates

    5 1970 HD

    Julien and Agatha appear to be a great couple, loving, caring and seem to feel complete with each other. Though Julien often gives the impression of...

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  • 1956
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    The Rocket from Calabuch

    The Rocket from Calabuch

    7.371 1956 HD

    Professor Hamilton, a naive Nuclear scientist who once thought bombs were good for humanity, realizes his mistake and runs away from his inventions....

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  • 1966
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    Black Sun

    Black Sun

    4 1966 HD

    A young Gallic heiress Christine is looking for her long-lost brother in Algeria. She's not looking for danger, but that's what comes in her way from...

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  • 1952
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    Secret People

    Secret People

    6 1952 HD

    This tale of intrigue finds Valentina Cortese involved in an assassination plot. She helps the police apprehend the conspirators after an innocent...

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  • 1987
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    Blue Tango

    Blue Tango

    2 1987 HD

    Tango blu is a night club in Milan where various bizarre characters meet. Among them a womanizing photographer and a porter who works in a...

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  • 1955
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    Magic Fire

    Magic Fire

    4.8 1955 HD

    Director William Dieterle's 1956 film biography of classical composer Richard Wagner stars Carlos Thompson, Yvonne De Carlo, Rita Gam, Alan Badel and...

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  • 1975
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    Son tornate a fiorire le rose

    Son tornate a fiorire le rose

    5.3 1975 HD

    The birth of a nephew upsets the life of Paolo and Carlo who, unable to grow old, try to prove that they are lively.

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  • 1978
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    Tanto va la gatta al lardo...

    Tanto va la gatta al lardo...

    4.8 1978 HD

    Film in four episodes, inspired by the chronicle of the time: three mature sisters give themselves to a stranger, Maria tries to escape her husband,...

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  • 1974
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    Amore mio non farmi male

    Amore mio non farmi male

    4.7 1974 HD

    Anna and Marcello, two wealthy high school students. they would like to consume their Platonic love so far, going against the directives of their...

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  • 1947
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    Il passatore

    Il passatore

    4.7 1947 HD

    The story of the most infamous bandit in Romagna, who robbed from the rich to give to the poor.

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  • 1946
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    Un americano in vacanza

    Un americano in vacanza

    1 1946 HD

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  • 1991
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    Buster's Bedroom

    Buster's Bedroom

    3.5 1991 HD

    A young woman who is obsessed with Buster Keaton stays in the sanatorium where the actor was once a patient.

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  • 1953
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    La passeggiata

    La passeggiata

    1 1953 HD

    A meek and simple-minded boarding school teacher falls in love with a prostitute and gets the boot from school. He tries to have her change her way...

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  • 1961
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    Square of Violence

    Square of Violence

    6.3 1961 HD

    Set in Italy, the story takes place in this very country, during WW2, where German occupation army ruled everything, just before the allied forces...

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  • 1964
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    The Visit

    The Visit

    6.985 1964 HD

    Carla Zachanassian had a child by Serge Miller as a teenager. When Serge refused to marry her, she was driven out of town. By her own wit and...

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  • 1962
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    Story of San Michele

    Story of San Michele

    4 1962 HD

    A biographical drama is based on the 1929 autobiography of Swedish doctor Axel Martin Fredrik, The Story of San Michele. It follows the physician,...

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  • 1942
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    Orizzonte di sangue

    Orizzonte di sangue

    1 1942 HD

    Directed by Gennaro Righelli.

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  • 1972
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    Chronicle of a Homicide

    Chronicle of a Homicide

    5.3 1972 HD

    Roma.During a clash between demonstrating laborers (whose fight the students have joined) a policeman and a student are both killed. The...

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  • 1974
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    The Kiss of Death

    The Kiss of Death

    2 1974 HD

    Adaptation of a novel by Carolina Invernizio.

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  • 1949
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    The Glass Mountain

    The Glass Mountain

    6 1949 HD

    An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to...

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  • 1968
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    Listen, Let's Make Love

    Listen, Let's Make Love

    4 1968 HD

    When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful...

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  • 1948
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    L'ebreo errante

    L'ebreo errante

    1 1948 HD

    Matthew, a rich nationalist Jew and a contemporary of Jesus, regards the latter as an obstacle in this struggle to free their people from the Roman...

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  • 1943
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    Giorni felici

    Giorni felici

    1 1943 HD

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  • 1945
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    No One Comes Back

    No One Comes Back

    5 1945 HD

    A host of college girls take different life paths in the Italy of the 1930s.

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  • 1958
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    Love and Troubles

    Love and Troubles

    5.8 1958 HD

    Three vignettes about couples trying to get together and the problems that continue to keep them apart.

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  • 1948
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    Les Misérables - Storm Over Paris

    Les Misérables - Storm Over Paris

    6 1948 HD

    The story of Jean Valjean, still pursued by Javert, continues with a love developing between Cosette and radical student Marius, a blackmailing...

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  • 1970
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    Give Her the Moon

    Give Her the Moon

    5.353 1970 HD

    Marie, a young provincial girl, is seduced by an American billionaire. She agrees to stay with him if he moves her village to New York.

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  • 1988
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    Facciaffittasi

    Facciaffittasi

    1 1988 HD

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  • 1977
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    Widows' Nest

    Widows' Nest

    1 1977 HD

    The arrival of some unwanted visitors interrupts the peaceful Cuban home life of sisters Dolores, Carmen and Elvira, as their presence stirs up...

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  • 1954
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    Angels of Darkness

    Angels of Darkness

    3 1954 HD

    When "Tamara" throws herself from the window of their brothel, her colleagues are made to realise that a new law will close down the source of their...

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  • 1941
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    Il bravo di Venezia

    Il bravo di Venezia

    1 1941 HD

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  • 1975
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    Kidnap Syndicate

    Kidnap Syndicate

    6.8 1975 HD

    After his son is kidnapped, a millionaire industrialist seeks revenge, in spite of the potential danger that his rash actions will bring about for...

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  • 1943
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    4 girls dream

    4 girls dream

    1 1943 HD

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  • 1970
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    First Love

    First Love

    5.2 1970 HD

    The story of two young lovers takes a tragic turn as the girl falls in love with the boy's father.

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  • 1976
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    The Big Operator

    The Big Operator

    4.4 1976 HD

    The aging villain Émile Morland talks his old friend Aristide into helping him with to kidnap the son of a millionaire.

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  • 1975
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    The Demonic Womanizer Costante Nicosia, or: Dracula in Brianza

    The Demonic Womanizer Costante Nicosia, or: Dracula in Brianza

    6.2 1975 HD

    A boorish, snobish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his...

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  • 1969
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    Oh, Grandmother's Dead

    Oh, Grandmother's Dead

    5.2 1969 HD

    Relatives brawl over the estate of a deceased grandmother who owned an insecticide factory.They stop at nothing, including bumping each other off.

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  • 2000
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    Federico Fellini's Autobiography

    Federico Fellini's Autobiography

    6.3 2000 HD

    Federico Fellini was one of the most individual and thought provoking directors who based most of his films upon his own reflections, dreams, life...

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  • 1942
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    Soltanto un bacio

    Soltanto un bacio

    1 1942 HD

    Italian film from 1942.

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  • 1987
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    Via Montenapoleone

    Via Montenapoleone

    3.8 1987 HD

    Via Montenapoleone in Milan is the ritziest street in the city and here the destinies of several characters, playboys, models and gays cross and...

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  • 2017
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    Diva!

    Diva!

    8.2 2017 HD

    The moving life and international career of actress Valentina Cortese is acted out by eight Italian actresses who interpret parts of her biography. A...

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  • 1974
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    Tender Dracula

    Tender Dracula

    4.5 1974 HD

    Two writers and their girlfriends visit the castle of an actor who specializes in playing vampire roles. As the night progresses, they begin to...

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  • 1947
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    Il corriere del re

    Il corriere del re

    1 1947 HD

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  • 1950
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    Shadow of the Eagle

    Shadow of the Eagle

    7 1950 HD

    During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.

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  • 1965
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    Antonioni: Documents and Testimonials

    Antonioni: Documents and Testimonials

    6.2 1965 HD

    A behind-the-scenes documentary about director Michelangelo Antonioni as he's shooting his segment of The Three Faces, a vehicle for Soraya, the...

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  • 1941
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    Primo amore

    Primo amore

    1 1941 HD

    An Italian emigrant, who found fame and success in America, comes back to his hometown after over twenty years.

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  • 1946
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    Rome: Free City

    Rome: Free City

    5.1 1946 HD

    In a post-war Rome (1946) a cat burglar inadvertently saves the life of a would-be suicide man who returns from the war to find that he has been...

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  • 1955
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    Il Conte Aquila

    Il Conte Aquila

    1 1955 HD

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  • 1976
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    Nick the Sting

    Nick the Sting

    6.7 1976 HD

    Nick Hezard, a young con man, wants to avenge the death of a friend of his and organizes a swindle trying to cheat Robert Turner, an American...

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  • 1957
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    Kean: Genius or Scoundrel

    Kean: Genius or Scoundrel

    6.8 1957 HD

    England, first half of the 19th century. Edmund Kean is a celebrated theatre actor, notorious for his tumultuous private life. He is in love with the...

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  • 1945
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    Chi l'ha visto?

    Chi l'ha visto?

    1 1945 HD

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  • 1993
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    La Classe américaine

    La Classe américaine

    7.684 1993 HD

    George Abitbol, the classiest man in the world, dies tragically during a cruise. The director of an American newspaper, wondering about the meaning...

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  • 1965
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    The Possessed

    The Possessed

    6.9 1965 HD

    While visiting his favorite resort village during winter, a writer investigates the apparent suicide of a woman he was infatuated with.

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  • 1971
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    The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire

    The Iguana with the Tongue of Fire

    5.2 1971 HD

    In Dublin, the acid-scarred, razor-slashed corpse of a young woman is discovered in the boot of the Swiss Ambassador's limousine. The Ambassador,...

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  • 1953
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    Lulù

    Lulù

    1 1953 HD

    Mario, a student from a noble Milanese family, falls in love with Lulù, a young slender girl.

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  • 1941
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    L'attore scomparso

    L'attore scomparso

    1 1941 HD

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  • 1954
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    Jailbirds

    Jailbirds

    1 1954 HD

    Three jailbirds - a surgeon, a robber and a wrongly convicted man must adjust to their lives once released from prison.

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  • 1954
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    Il matrimonio

    Il matrimonio

    6.5 1954 HD

    An Italian historical comedy film consisting of three segments, based on three stage plays by Anton Chekhov.

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  • 1942
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    Quarta pagina

    Quarta pagina

    1 1942 HD

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  • 1942
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    Girl of the Golden West

    Girl of the Golden West

    6 1942 HD

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  • 1948
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    Crossroads of Passion

    Crossroads of Passion

    1 1948 HD

    Lisbon, the capital of Neutral Portugal, is a hotbed of spies. Mario, a cabaret singer working for the Allies is responsible for the death of an...

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  • 1970
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    The Secret of Santa Vittoria

    The Secret of Santa Vittoria

    6.827 1970 HD

    During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.

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  • 1942
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    La regina di Navarra

    La regina di Navarra

    1 1942 HD

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  • 1955
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    Adriana Lecouvreur

    Adriana Lecouvreur

    1 1955 HD

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  • 2008
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    Plan B: Hasta que la muerte nos separe

    Plan B: Hasta que la muerte nos separe

    1 2008 HD

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  • 1951
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    Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

    Schlitz Playhouse of Stars

    6 1951 HD

    Schlitz Playhouse of Stars is an anthology series that was telecast from 1951 until 1959 on CBS. Offering both comedies and drama, the series was...

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  • 1950
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    Lux Video Theatre

    Lux Video Theatre

    5.5 1950 HD

    Lux Video Theatre is an American anthology series that was produced from 1950 until 1959. The series presented both comedy and drama in original...

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  • 1977
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    Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth

    7.727 1977 HD

    Dramatizes the Birth, Life, Ministry, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, largely according to the Holy Bible's New Testament Gospels.

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  • 1989
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    I promessi sposi

    I promessi sposi

    6.5 1989 HD

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  • 1969
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    Il killer

    Il killer

    1 1969 HD

    Italian miniseries.

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