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Rappaccini's Daughter (1980)

A young student wonders about the beautiful gardens and even more beautiful daughter of Rappacini. And is horrified when he discovers the poisonous nature of their beauty.

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Dezsö Magyar
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kristoffer Tabori ... Giovanni
Kathleen Beller ... Beatrice
Michael Egan Michael Egan ... Baglioni
Leonardo Cimino ... Rappaccini
Antonia Rey ... Emma
Madeline Willemsen Madeline Willemsen ... Lisabetta
Dennis Boutsikaris ... Vito
Coqui González Coqui González ... Flower Seller
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A young student wonders about the beautiful gardens and even more beautiful daughter of Rappacini. And is horrified when he discovers the poisonous nature of their beauty. Written by Kathy Li

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1980 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

The American Short Story: Rappaccini's Daughter See more »

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Even the beautiful Kathleen Beller can't save this one!
18 December 1999 | by 909See all my reviews

A classic story. A beautiful actress. Professional crew. All these things should add up to an excellent film. Sadly, in the case, all this help couldn't save this film. The acting is wooden beyond belief. (Watch Warhol's Dracula for another good example of this) Kathleen Beller is wonderful to look at, but it seems like she's reading from cue cards the entire time. It's stagey, melodramatic and gives TV films a bad name. Too bad, really - it's intent was to be used for educational purposes!


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