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China Is Near

La Cina è vicina

Directed by Marco Bellocchio
Italy, 1967


A pair of working class lovers – a secretary and an accountant, scheme to marry into the rich landed gentry.

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China Is Near Directed by Marco Bellocchio

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1967 | Winner: Special Jury Prize

National Society of Film Critics Awards

1969 | 2nd place: Best Screenplay

1969 | 3rd place: Best Director

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1968 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography, B/W

1968 | 3 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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