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The Lady Without Camelias (1953)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1953
Running time:105 minutes
Director:Michelangelo Antonioni
Writer:Michelangelo Antonioni, Suso Cecchi D'Amico

Description: Signora Senza Camelie (Lady without Camelias or Camille without Camelias) was the third feature-length directorial effort by Michelangelo Antonioni. It is possible that the director invested a great deal of himself in the story's central character, a film producer played by Gino Cervi. Turning shopgirl Clara Manni (Lucia Bose) into a major movie star, Ercole Ercolino (Cervi) caps this Svengalilike action by marrying the girl. Her head in the clouds, Clara demands that her husband star her in an artistic production, rather than the sexy vehicles in which she's previously appeared. When the film bombs, so does the marriage. The film ends with a backhanded paean to public taste, a commodity Antonioni seldom bothered himself with in his future films.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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