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Directed by Francesca Comencini
Italy, 1984


Love story between two drug addicts, Paolo and Maria. They try to break their heroin habit, but fail, so Paolo decides to take his own life. Maria is determined to live with or without Paolo.

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Pianoforte Directed by Francesca Comencini

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1984 | Winner: De Sica Award

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1985 | Winner: Best New Actress

David di Donatello Awards

1985 | Nominee: Best New Director

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