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Release Date: 2002

DVD Release Date: October 21st, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Grazia (Valeria Golino) lives on an island off the cost of Italy with her husband, Pietro (Vincenzo Amato), and their three children (Francesco Casisa, Filippo Pucillo, Veronica D'Agostino). Grazia has a reputation in their small fishing village for her manic behavior, but her family stands by her. After Grazia releases all the dogs in the local kennel, however, Pietro is pressured to institutionalize his wife. He refuses, but Grazia runs away anyway, choosing to hide in a cave near the sea.

Cast: Valeria Golino, Vincenzo Amato, Francesco Casisa, Veronica D'Agostino, Filippo Pucillo, Muzzi Loffredo, Elio Germano, Avy Marciano

Director: Emanuele Crialese

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Fandango, Medusa Film

Keywords: Wife, Amusing, Escape, Son, Transformation, 2000s, Daughter, Husband, Love, Emotional, Offbeat