Christine Cristina, A (proto)feminist against the powers that be

Article published on Nov. 2, 2009
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Article published on Nov. 2, 2009
“Sooner or later, every actor dreams of being on the other side of the camera”, explains Stefania Sandrelli, one of the icons of Italian cinema.

After (almost) fifty years in film – her debut as a teenager in 1962 in Divorce – Italian Style led to stints with Mario Monicelli, Antonio Pietrangeli, Ettore Scola, Bernardo Bertolucci and Bigas Luna – the star of We All Loved Each Other So Much and I Knew Her Well (to name only two masterpieces from her lengthy filmography) Sandrelli now takes her bow as a director with Christine Cristina, screened out of competition at the Rome Film Festival.

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