Seven Beauties

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Seven Beauties ★★★★ Pasqualino Settebellezze; Pasqualino: Seven Beauties 1976

Very dark war comedy about a smalltime Italian crook in Naples with seven ugly sisters to support. He survives a German prison camp and much else; unforgettably, he seduces the ugly commandant of his camp to save his own life. Good acting and tight direction. 116m/C VHS, DVD . IT Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Shirley Stoler, Elena Fiore, Enzo Vitale; D: Lina Wertmuller; W: Lina Wertmuller; C: Tonino Delli Colli.