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Author: Piero Messina; Juliette Binoche; Lou De Laâge
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria : Palace Films / Madman Entertainment, 2016.
Series: Palace Films collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : English
Summary:
Academy-Award winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling and emotionally rich debut feature from Italian wunderkind Piero Messina, who previously worked as the assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino's Oscar-winning The Great Beauty. In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna (Binoche) receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne (the gorgeous Lou  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
DVD-Film
Festival films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Piero Messina; Juliette Binoche; Lou De Laâge
OCLC Number: 965313840
Language Note: In French and Italian with English subtitles.
Notes: "PAL 159."
Credits: Director, Piero Messina -- Screenplay, Giacomo Bendotti, Ilaria Macchia, Andrea Paolo Massara, Piero Messina -- Cinematography, Francesco Di Giacomo -- Editing, Paola Freddi -- Production design, Marco Dentici.
Cast: Juliette Binoche, Giorgio Colangeli, Lou de Laâge, Domenico Diele, Antonio Folletto, Corinna Locastro, Giovanni Anzaldo.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 96 min.) : digital, optical ; 12 cm.
Details: DVD video, Dolby digital, PAL, region 4, 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen.
Series Title: Palace Films collection.
Other Titles: Attesa (Motion picture : 2015)
L'attesa
Responsibility: A film by Piero Messina.

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Academy-Award winner Juliette Binoche gives one of the finest performances of her career in this dazzling and emotionally rich debut feature from Italian wunderkind Piero Messina, who previously worked as the assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino's Oscar-winning The Great Beauty. In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna (Binoche) receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne (the gorgeous Lou de Laâge) has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Anna's son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter together. But this is news to Anna, and Giuseppe is not yet there. Despite the disruption to her routine, Anna invites her young guest to stay, and as the two women await Giuseppe's arrival, they slowly begin to form a connection. Jeanne, dislocated and a little mystified at first, gradually gives in to the charms of the volcanic island. She swims in the nearby lake and makes new friends, while Anna - watched over by a long-time family friend - comes out of her shell. Yet still, her son's absence remains unexplained ...

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