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Behind the White Glasses (2015)

Dietro gli occhiali bianchi (original title)
It is a musical portrait that shines a spotlight on unknown aspects of the creative, visionary and groundbreaking talent of filmmaker and writer, Lina Wertmüller.

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Valerio Ruiz

Writer:

Valerio Ruiz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lina Wertmüller ... Herself
John Simon John Simon ... Himself
Massimo Wertmüller Massimo Wertmüller ... Himself
Masolino D'Amico Masolino D'Amico ... Himself
Domenico De Masi Domenico De Masi ... Himself, sociologist
Piero Tosi ... Himself
Rita Pavone Rita Pavone ... Herself
Raffaele La Capria Raffaele La Capria ... Himself
Maria Zulima Job Maria Zulima Job ... Herself, daughter of Lina Wertmüller and Enrico Job
Muzzi Loffredo Muzzi Loffredo ... Herself
Marina Cicogna Marina Cicogna ... Herself
Giancarlo Giannini ... Himself
Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Caterina D'Amico Caterina D'Amico ... Herself, rector, Scuola Nazionale di Cinema
Isa Danieli ... Herself
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Storyline

A spotlight on Italian maestro Lina Wertmüller, the visionary and groundbreaking Italian writer-director who worked side by side with Federico Fellini and went on to make more than 30 films becoming the first woman ever to receive Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Film. A career tribute documenting her 50th anniversary in film enriched with interviews from many internationally renowned artists and critics. Written by Alexander Young

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Detrás de los anteojos blancos See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$900, 23 April 2017

Gross USA:

$2,223

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,770
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original) | (TV) | (TV) (2017)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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