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7 Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven Beauties

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Friday 9/1
7:00 pm
$10 General Public
$8 Students & Seniors
FREE IHP Members & Residents
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FOR FILMS AND EVENTS PRESENTED BY IHP, Tickets ARE Also Available From the IHP Box Office, which is normally open Tue-Sat from noon-8pm (or, for events outside of those times, from one hour before until one hour after the scheduled starting time).  call 215-387-5125, menu option 2. 

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.

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