A LEAP IN THE DARK

A film by Marco Bellocchio

Cast : Michele Placido, Anouk Aimee, Piccoli Michel

1979 / drama / original title : SALTO NEL VUOTO / 120’ / Color / status : completed / long feature-film / French catalog

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…

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