Devil in the Flesh (1986 film)
|Devil in the Flesh|
English-language theatrical poster
|Directed by||Marco Bellocchio|
|Produced by||Leo Pescarolo|
|Screenplay by||Marco Bellocchio
Ennio De Concini
|Based on||Le Diable au corps by
|Music by||Carlo Crivelli|
|Edited by||Mirco Garrone|
|Distributed by||Bac Films|
An Italian high school student named Andrea becomes infatuated with Giulia, an older woman he sees outside his classroom window. Giulia's fiance, a leftist radical, has been jailed and is currently on trial for political crimes. Andrea and Giulia meet, and begin rendezvousing at her apartment, where a sexual relationship quickly unfolds. The situation is complicated when the fiance's mother becomes suspicious. Andrea's father (who also happens to be the woman's psychiatrist) finally intervenes.
One of the more notable aspects of the film, is an extended (though darkly lit) scene in which the character played by Maruschka Detmers performs fellatio on the character played by Federico Pitzalis.
- Canby, Vincent (1987-05-29). "Movie Review – Devil in the Flesh – NYTimes.com". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2011-03-01.
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