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Swept Away (1974)
Starring: Isa Danieli, Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Eros Pagni, Aldo Puglisi, Richardo Salvino
Director: Lina Wertmuller
Category: Foreign
Studio: WinStar Home Video
116 mins



Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Mediterranean, Swept Away is Lina Wertmuller's controversial film about sex, love, politics and role reversals.Raffaella, a rich and stunning capitalist, particularly enjoys tormenting Gennarino, a Communist deckhand who works on her husband's yacht.Stranded on a deserted island, Gennarino reverses roles and becomes master over Raffaella.She finds herself submitting to her new role culminating in a dramatic climax when they are rescued and must determine if their love can survive the harsh realities of civilization.


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