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Cinema Abroad

Seven Beauties

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Clyde Coffee and The Roxy Theater are thrilled to present Cinema Abroad, a series of classic and contemporary foreign films.

Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as “Pasqualino Seven Beauties” is 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. For her work on the film, Wertmüller became the first woman nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. The film received three other Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Foreign Language Film. It also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Foreign Film.
Cast: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler
Director: Lina Wertmüller
Written by: Lina Wertmüller
Duration: 115 min
Released: 1974
Genre: Drama
Original Language: Italian
Subtitles: Subtitled
Country: Italy

Cinema Abroad

Seven Beauties

Seven Beauties