Seven Beauties (1975)

Comedy, Drama, War

Seven Beauties
Cast: Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore

Pasqualino, an Italian everyman, deserts the army during World War II. Germans capture him and send him to a prison camp, where he does just about anything to survive. In lengthy flashbacks, we see him and his family of seven unattractive sisters (the seven beauties), his accidental murder of one sister's lover, his confession and imprisonment, his calculated switch to an asylum, his rape of a patient, and his volunteering to be a soldier to escape confinement. To the chagrin of his obese German captor, his weak and cowardly character enables him to survive the war and return to Naples where he has a plan to survive the next world catastrophe.

  • Koch Lorber Films Company:
  • R Rated:
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  • 21 Jan 1976 Released:
  • 06 Oct 1998 DVD Release:
  • $11,962 Box office:
  • Lina Wertmüller Writer:
  • Lina Wertmüller Director:
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