7 Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Love and Anarchy
Dir. Lina Wertmüller, Italy, 1973, DCP, 129 min., Italian w/English subtitles
Giancarlo Giannini won the best acting prize at the Cannes
Film Festival for his achingly sensitive portrayal of Tunin, a freckle-faced
innocent who became an accidental anarchist. His contact in Rome is Salomè
(Mariangela Melato), a prostitute with her own sob story. While they prepare
for the assassination, Tunin falls in love with Tripolina (Lina Polito), which
threatens the entire operation. A film of operatic emotion and subversive
comedy, Love and Anarchy is a
powerful statement on the terror of fascism and the ignoble fates of those who
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