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[[Performer~P87213~Vittorio De Sica~vittoriodesica]]'s A Brief Vacation ([[Feature~V132594~Una Breva Vacanza~lavacanza]]) stars [[Performer~P7137~Florinda Bolkan~florindabolkan]] as a downtrodden working woman. Forced to support herself, her children, her physically incapacitated husband and her obtrusive brother and mother, [[Performer~P7137~Bolkan~florindabolkan]] contracts tuberculosis. She is granted a brief vacation at a health spa, where a whole new world--and potential new life--is opened up to her. A Brief Vacation was scripted by the prolific [[Performer~P117861~Cesar Zavattini~cesarezavattini]], who like [[Performer~P87213~De Sica~vittoriodesica]] had once been a guiding force in the Italian neorealist movement. Though not [[Performer~P87213~De Sica~vittoriodesica]]'s final film, A Brief Vacation was the last of the director's work to be released in America. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Florinda Bolkan Best Actress 1975 Winner

Cast

Hugo Blanco
as Brother-in-law
Angela Cardile
as "La Rossa", the redhead
Anna Carena
as Mother-in-law
Miranda Campa
as Nurse Guidotti
Monica Guerritore
as Maria
Adriana Asti
as Scanziani
Teresa Gimpera
as Gina
Renato Salvatori
as Franco Mataro
Florinda Bolkan
as Clara
Christian de Sica
as Mariani
Daniel Quenaud
as Luigi, Clara's lover

Crew

Vittorio De Sica
Director
Arthur Cohn
Producer
Cesare Zavattini
Screenwriter
Ennio Guarnieri
Cinematographer
Christian de Sica
Composer (Music Score)
Manuel De Sica
Composer (Music Score)
Franco Arcalli
Editor
Kim Arcalli
Editor
Luigi Scaccianoce
Production Designer
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