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5 Ratings


Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Italy, West Germany, 1982
Musical, TV Movie


The story is set in southern Italy and recounts the tragedy of Canio, the lead clown in a commedia dell’arte troupe, his wife Nedda, and her lover, Silvio. When Nedda spurns the advances of Tonio, another player in the troupe, he tells Canio about Nedda’s betrayal.

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