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Ratings & Reviews

  1. FISCHER's rating of the film A Brief Vacation

    Un portrait de femme empreint de respect et de sensibilité qui eut mérité amplement une sortie dans les salles de l'Hexagone... www.cinefiches.com

  2. Daniel S.'s rating of the film A Brief Vacation

    It's a good movie alright but not a masterpiece. If Clara's self-awareness is depicted with subtlety by Vittorio De Sica, the painting of her grotesque family comes rather under the comedy mold. Recommended.

  3. Sunrise's rating of the film A Brief Vacation

    Integrating his two conflicting styles at the end of a career, De Sica initiates self-analysis while testing the limits of "realism." Clara comes from a harsh environment of De Sica's realism (over-abused factory worker, enslaved and unsatisfied wife) and her medication is relaxation in heavenly isolation. Kindling passionate desires and humanistic infidelities makes Clara ambiguous about returning- and too, De Sica?

  4. Acerk21's rating of the film A Brief Vacation

    Brilliant film! Right up there with De Sica's best!

  5. Mayukh Sen's rating of the film A Brief Vacation

    beautiful. my only complaint is that the cahracter of her lover is really too thinly written, as if he's a caricature rather than a real person. this is otherwise marvelous