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Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a brilliant actor at the edge of legality. Mauro become unconsciously jealous of this relationship, and try to get Giovanni arrested... Written by Francesco Benzi

  1. Marco Bellocchio

    Director, Writer

  2. Piero Natoli


  3. Vincenzo Cerami


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michel Piccoli

    Michel Piccoli

    Mauro Ponticelli

  2. Anouk Aimée

    Anouk Aimée

    Marta Ponticelli

  3. Michele Placido

    Michele Placido

    Giovanni Sciabola

  4. Gisella Burinato

    Gisella Burinato


  5. Mario Prosperi

    Mario Prosperi

    Fratello Mario

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A Leap In The Dark
A Leap In The Dark


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Original Title Salto nel vuoto

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 3, 1982


Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget -

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