Of Lost Love

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Of Lost Love
Of Lost Love.jpg
Directed by Michele Placido
Written by Domenico Starnone
Michele Placido
Music by Carlo Crivelli
Cinematography Blasco Giurato

Of Lost Love (Italian: Del perduto amore) is a 1998 Italian drama film directed by Michele Placido.[1] For her performance Giovanna Mezzogiorno won the Pasinetti Award at the 55th Venice International Film Festival[2] and the 1999 Nastro d'Argento for Best Actress,[3] while his co-star Fabrizio Bentivoglio was awarded David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actor.[4] The Mezzogiorno's character is inspired by teacher Liliana Rossi.[5]

Plot[edit]

In the 1950s a young teacher, close to the ideals of the left, tries to help the most vulnerable people through teaching.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Rooney (September 28, 1998). "Review: ‘Of Lost Love’". Variety. Retrieved 23 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Nicoletta Dose. "Giovanna Mezzogiorno L'amore ai tempi di Giovanna". MyMovies. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Giovanna Grassi (28 March 1999). "Tornatore, trionfo ai Nastri d' argento". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sofia, la leggenda I David a Tornatore, Piccioni e Ligabue". Il Tirreno. 17 June 1999. Retrieved 26 March 2014. 
  5. ^ David Rooney (September 28, 1998). "Review: ‘Of Lost Love’". Variety. Retrieved 23 March 2014. 

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