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Una Breve Vacanza (A Brief Vacation) (1973)





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Vittorio De Sica's A Brief Vacation (Una Breva Vacanza) stars Florinda Bolkan as a downtrodden working woman. Forced to support herself, her children, her physically incapacitated husband and her obtrusive brother and mother, Bolkan contracts tuberculosis. She is granted a brief vacation at a health spa, where a whole new world--and potential new life--is opened up to her. A Brief Vacation was scripted by the prolific Cesar Zavattini, who like De Sica had once been a guiding force in the Italian neorealist movement. Though not De Sica's final film, A Brief Vacation was the last of the director's work to be released in America. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Hugo Blanco
as Brother-in-law
Miranda Campa
as Nurse Guidotti
Angela Cardile
as "La Rossa" the redhead
Anna Carena
as Mother-in-law
Renato Salvatori
as Franco Mataro
Daniel Quenaud
as Luigi Clara's lover
Adriana Asti
as Scanziani
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This was De Sica's penultimate film and his last film released in America.

June 7, 2010 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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