Historical Sea Violet a timely story of freedom and love

Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
Article published on Nov. 3, 2009
After the young woman fighting against the Mafia in Marco Amenta’s film, presented last year at the Rome International Film Festival, comes another “rebellious Sicilian girl”.
In Donatella Maiorca’s Sea Violet [trailer], the first Italian film in competition, Angela (Valeria Solarino) loves Sara (Isabella Ragonese) in a place and time in which homosexual unions were not at all accepted: Sicily in the second half of the 19th century.

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