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Genre  Drama, Romance
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Language  Italian
7.6/10 IMDb

Director  Vittorio De Sica
Music director  Manuel De Sica
Country  Italy
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Release date  9 February 1975 (1975-02-09) (USA)
Writer  Rodolfo Sonego (story), Cesare Zavattini
Screenplay  Cesare Zavattini, Rafael J. Salvia
Cast  Florinda Bolkan (Clara Mataro), Renato Salvatori (Franco Mataro, the husband), Daniel Quenaud (Luigi, Clara's lover)
Similar movies  Related Vittorio De Sica movies

Finally a brief vacation


A Brief Vacation (Italian: Una breve vacanza) is a 1973 Italian melodrama directed by Vittorio de Sica. The script, written by Cesare Zavattini, was inspired by an Apollinaire adage ("Sickness is the vacation of the poor").

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Synopsis

The film concerns a female factory worker from Calabria who falls ill on the job and is prescribed a stay at a mountain retreat. She goes despite her husband's wishes, leaving behind her thankless work shift and her frustrating in-laws, but also her three children. The film addresses issues such as the health care system, labor conditions, spousal satisfaction, and class struggle.

Cast

  • Florinda Bolkan - Clara Mataro
  • Renato Salvatori - Franco Mataro, the husband
  • Daniel Quenaud - Luigi, Clara's lover
  • José María Prada - Dr. Ciranni
  • Teresa Gimpera - Gina
  • Hugo Blanco - Brother-in-law
  • Julia Peña - Edvige
  • Miranda Campa - Nurse Guidotti
  • Angela Cardile - La Rossa, the redhead
  • Anna Carena - Mother-in-law
  • Monica Guerritore - Maria
  • Maria Mizar - Nurse Garin
  • Alessandro Romanazzi - Son
  • Adriana Asti - Scanziani
  • Christian De Sica - Mariani
  • References

    A Brief Vacation Wikipedia
    A Brief Vacation IMDbA Brief Vacation Roger EbertA Brief Vacation themoviedb.org


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