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A BRIEF VACATION

Una breve vacanza

Directed by Vittorio De Sica
Spain, Italy, 1973
Drama

Synopsis

The film concerns a female factory worker from Calabria who falls ill on the job and is prescribed a stay at a mountain retreat. She goes despite her husband’s wishes, leaving behind her thankless work shift and her frustrating in-laws, but also her three children.

Synopsis

The film concerns a female factory worker from Calabria who falls ill on the job and is prescribed a stay at a mountain retreat. She goes despite her husband’s wishes, leaving behind her thankless work shift and her frustrating in-laws, but also her three children.

A Brief VacationDirected byVittorio De Sica

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National Board of Review
1975 | Winner: Top Foreign Films
New York Film Critics Circle Awards
1975 | 2nd place: Best Actress
Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
1974 | Winner: Best Supporting Actress

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