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7 Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven Beauties

Dir. Lina Wertmüller, Italy, 1975, DCP, 116 min., Italian w/English subtitles

Nominated for four Academy Awards®, including Best Director, Seven Beauties stars Giancarlo Giannini 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 after committing sexual assault. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape by seducing a German officer.

WHY STOP AT SEVEN?
For about the same price as seven individual film admissions, you could purchase a membership and see all Lightbox Film Center presentations FREE for an entire year! Plus, you'll get to enjoy a complimentary Members-only reception on September 2nd between the 5pm and 8pm 7 Beauties  screenings. Click here for more information.