Una breve vacanza (1973) AKA A Brief Vacation


Clara works a back-breaking factory job in a Milan slum to support her disabled husband, three children and carping mother-in-law. But when Clara is diagnosed as tubercular, she’s sent to a sanatorium in the Alps that proves the greatest vacation of her life. There she meets other patients who treat her with kindness, civility and an intellectual respect that is alien to her. When she falls for a handsome fellow patient, she wonders if she can ever return.

Director: Vittorio De Sica. AKA A Brief Vacation
Stars: Florinda Bolkan, Renato Salvatori, Daniel Quenaud, José María Prada, Teresa Gimpera, Hugo Blanco, Julia Peña, Miranda Campa, Angela Cardile, Anna Carena, Maria Mizar, Monica Guerritore, Alessandro Romanazzi, Adriana Asti.


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  1. Steves
    September 3, 2019

    Bravo, Jon!

  2. Tom
    September 3, 2019

    Hi Jon,
    I know you or your ‘associates’ found this for me a few months back but thanks very much for the updated English subtitled version.
    Lovely to have you back..

  3. UHF
    September 7, 2019

    A great film film, not a single wasted frame.

  4. January 19, 2020

    Main actress is beauty in this film.

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