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26 Ratings

The House of Smiles

La casa del sorriso

Directed by Marco Ferreri
Italy, 1988


A septuagenarian couple are attracted to each other in a retirement home but find the institution and their fellow patients frown on their relationship.

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The House of Smiles Directed by Marco Ferreri

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1991 | 2 wins including: Golden Bear

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1992 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1991 | 4 nominations including: Best Supporting Actor

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