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Italy, 1942


A film based on the book Il marchese di Roccaverdina by Luigi Capuana about a marquis who is in love with his servant Agrippina but is unable to marry her because of her status. The marquis commands his trusted subject to marry her in his stead as long as he vows not to have sex with her.

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Jealousy Directed by Ferdinando Maria Poggioli

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  • José Neves's rating of the film Jealousy

    The potential act of fictional extravasation, ie, of a tearjerker mieux que nature, implicitly contained in its plot, it's not completely obtained because of a traditional containment in its narration, that is, its formality, although elegant and determined in a certain classical practice, it does not provide the jump into the void that its glorious final reaches (and as Buñuel would do in some of his Mexican films).