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172 Ratings

Violent Summer

Estate violenta

Directed by Valerio Zurlini
France, Italy, 1959


Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini play while the war gets closer. Carlo Caremoli, a young man who follows the crowd, has found ways to avoid military service. Then, on the beach, he meets Roberta, a war widow with a child.

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Violent Summer Directed by Valerio Zurlini

Awards & Festivals

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

1960 | Winner: Best Actress

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1960 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

1960 | Nominee: Best Original Story

Golden Globes (Italy)

1960 | Nominee: Best Film

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