Marianna Ucrìa

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A 12-year-old deaf-mute from an aristocratic family of Palermo is married to a middle-aged uncle. She is repulsed by him, but at 16 years she already gives him three daughters. She is instructed by a French tutor, which teaches her philosophy. In her mature age she finally discovers and understands the terrible secret behind his handicap. Based on Dacia Maraini's novel. It won the David di Donatello and the Silver Ribbon for the Best Cinemtography, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design; the Italian Golden Globe for the Best Screenplay.

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