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Seven Beauties

Working once again with Giancarlo Giannini, who was nominated for a best actor Oscar for his performance, Wertmüller here explores a range of political and personal questions through the story of a man who does anything to survive in Italy during World War II. Some critics at the time found issues with the director’s depiction of life in concentration camps once again ensuring Wertmüller’s work caused controversy, discussion and debate.