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Directed by Amleto Palermi
Italy, 1918
Drama, Silent


Carnevalesca is divided into four parts: the white carnival (the innocent and pure childhood), the blue carnival (love and youth), the red carnival (violent and destructive passion), and the black carnival (death and madness).

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Carnevalesca Directed by Amleto Palermi

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  • francisca bacon's rating of the film Carnevalesca

    I’ve ploughed all paths so time loses trace of me. I’ve sown ramparts with fruit and they, impudently cracked open under sun’s blushing cheek, made air drunk on fermented vapors, and brought down the emissaries of blight. Vegetal alcoholic spells, effluvious siren songs - more powerful than shrapnel, more precise than a bow. I’ve ordered a scale model of the world to bar its interference and made Beatitude my corrupt

  • rulesofachia's rating of the film Carnevalesca

    The transformation of an innocent carefree princess into a tragic bride of death. All framed within a series of carnivals tinted through a prism of symbolic colours. The blue carnival is a sentimental drama w/ an enchanting night scene involving fireflies. The red carnival is a political thriller which gives way to the tragic black carnival, where we get Lyda Borelli's iconic 'diva dolorosa' moments.

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