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Swept Away

Monday, December 11

Film Suburbs & Beyond

Wertmüller’s signature combination of sex and politics is at its most potent in this class fable. Aboard an elegant chartered yacht on the Mediterranean, the wealthy and beautiful Raffaella takes pleasure in tormenting the communist sailor Gennarino. Taking shelter on an uninhabited island after the tables turn when an accident leaves them stranded together at sea, their power struggle develops into a strange and perverse love affair. 

(R) Italy – 1 hr 56 min – with subtitles
1974 · d. Lina Wertmüller 
Starring Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Riccardo Salvino 

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Venue Information

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.527.9898 phone

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Ceramic glaze samples at University City Arts League, a welcoming space for people of all backgrounds to experience the arts.