La Grande Bourgeoise
La Grande Bourgeoise ★★½The Murri Affair 1974
Historical romance about the clash of aristocratic society and the new bourgeoisie in 1897 Italy. Great cast tries to save the true tale of murder and political intrigue from film's slow pacing, but in the end it's the movie's visual polish that shines forth. In Italian with subtitles. 115m/C VHS . IT Catherine Deneuve, Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Tina Aumont; D: Mauro Bolognini; M: Ennio Morricone.