Scent of a Woman

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by Dino Risi1h431974Italy

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An army cadet accompanies an irascible, blind captain on a week-long trip from Turin to Naples. The captain, Fausto, who wants no pity, brooks no disagreement, and charges into every situation, nicknames the youth Ciccio ("Babyfat"), and spends the next few days ordering him about and generally behaving badly in public. In Rome, Fausto summons a priest to ask for his blessing; in Naples, where Fausto joins a blind lieutenant for drinking and revelry, the two soldiers talk quietly and seriously about "going through with it." Also in Naples is Sara, in love with Fausto, but treated cruelly by him. What do the blind soldiers plan? Can Sara soften Fausto's hardened heart?

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Producer : Adriano De Micheli
    • Production Compagny : Dean Film
    • Director : Dino Risi
    • Scenario : Dino Risi, Ruggero Maccari
    • Sound Recorder : Vittorio Massi
    • Editing : Alberto Gallitti
    • Distributor : TF1 - Droits Audiovisuels
    • Original Music : Pio Angeletti, Armando Trovajoli
    • Photo Director : Claudio Cirillo
    • Set Decoration : Lorenzo Baraldi
    • Original Work Author : Giovanni Arpino
    • Costume Design : Benito Persico
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1974
    • French release date : 24 septembre 1975
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Italian

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