Ciambra
22 November 2017

MARLENE DE SOUSA

MARLENE DE SOUSA

original title:

MARLENE DE SOUSA

directed by:

country:

Italy

year:

2004

film run:

95'

format:

Digi Beta Pal - colour

sound:

Stereo

festival & awards:

Bety is an actress popular in novellas in Brazil and is in a favela shanty town in search of her twin sister Marlene, who is a prostitute and with whom she lost contact long ago. Filippo, an Italian living in Brazil, has affairs with various women, amongst these, Marlene, who is known by a pseudonym, Kelly. He has left his pregnant wife, Giulia, in Italy, but she continues to send him letters. The action takes place in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in the region of Piemonte and in Paris.