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The eyes, the mouth

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Gli occhi, la bocca / The eyes, the mouth

Μυθοπλασία/Fiction, Ιταλία Γαλλία/Italy, France, 1982, 93 ́, 35mm, Έγχρ./Color, Με ήχο/sound

Giovanni, a famous actor, returns to his small-town family home after the suicide of his brother. His mother remains a religious fanatic and his older brother has a cold relationship with his children and his wife. When Giovanni goes to berate his dead brother’s companion for not even coming to his funeral, an intensive and haunted relationship develops between them.

Σκηνοθεσία/Direction: Marco Bellocchio
Σενάριο/Screenplay Marco Bellocchio
Φωτογραφία/ Cinematography: Giuseppe Lanci
Μοντάζ/Editing: Sergio Nutii
Μουσική/Music: Nicolas Piovani
Ηθοποιοί/Cast: Lou Castel, Angela Molina, Emmanuelle Riva, Michel Piccoli, Antonio Piovanelli
Παραγωγή/Production: Odyssia, Gaumont, Paris in collaboration with RAI 2
Πηγή κόπιας/Print source: Viggo/Cinecittà


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The 10th Athens Avant-Garde Film Festival is carried out in the context of “Cinephilia in the New Age II” which is funded by the European Union — European Regional Development Fund (Operational Programme ROP ATTIKI of NSRF 2014-2020). All actions are carried out under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.