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31 Ratings

The Fire

Il Fuoco

Directed by Giovanni Pastrone
Italy, 1916
Silent, Romance, Thriller


A sultry, mysterious poetess seduces a poor young painter when they meet by a river in the middle of the night. She whisks him away to her decadent villa, and they conduct a tempestuous affair, only for her to disappear suddenly. The artist goes mad when no one believes that he knew such a woman.

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The Fire Directed by Giovanni Pastrone

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