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Le Notti Bianche (1957)

Episode #34

Rank Film Distributors of Italy released Le Notti Bianche on September 6, 1957. Luchino Visconti directed the film starring Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, and Jean Marais.

‘Le Notti Bianche’ Plot Summary

Le Notti Bianche is a love triangle, where ghosts of the past invades the people of the present. Mario, a simple but lonely man new in Livorno, Italy. After he chats up a crying woman named Natalia on a bridge, he finds she’s waiting for her lover. He’s been gone for a year, but promised to return, and that year is up. Over the next few nights, Mario hangs out with Natalia as a friend. However, he too falls in love with her, and tries to convince her that this missing man will probably never return.

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Rank Film Distributors of Italy released Le Notti Bianche on September 6, 1957. Luchino Visconti directed the film starring Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni, and Jean Marais.

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