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The-Conformist

Drama (1970) 107 minutes ~ Color (Italian with English subtitles)

This story opens in 1938, Rome, where Marcello has just taken a job, working for Mussollini, and is courting a beautiful young woman, who will make him even more of a conformist. Marcello is going to Paris on his honeymoon, and his bosses have an assignment for him there. Look up an old professor who fled Italy, when the fascists came into power. At the border of Italy and France, where Marcello and his bride, have to change trains, his bosses give him a gun with a silencer. In a flashback to 1917, we learn why sex and violence, are linked in Marcello’s mind.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Writers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Alberto Moravia (novel)

Stars: Jean Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin

Category:

Drama