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286 Ratings

Swept Away

Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto

Directed by Lina Wertmüller
Italy, 1974
Comedy, Drama, Adventure


A rich woman, Raffaella, and some friends rent a yacht to sail the Mediterranean Sea during summer. The sailor, Gennarino, who is a communist, does not like this woman but has to bear with her bad mood.

Swept Away Directed by Lina Wertmüller

Awards & Festivals

National Board of Review

1975 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1975 | 2nd place: Best Screenplay

1975 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1975 | Winner: Best Music

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