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Benvenuta (1983)
105 min | Drama, Romance

A passionate affair set against the intense encounter between a film-maker and a novelist. The story begins with young scriptwriter François tracking down the author of a once-scandalous novel. His aim is to adapt the work for the screen ...See moreA passionate affair set against the intense encounter between a film-maker and a novelist. The story begins with young scriptwriter François tracking down the author of a once-scandalous novel. His aim is to adapt the work for the screen but several elements of the novel he finds difficult to comprehend. The author, Jeanne, is initially cautious of relaying information, insisting the presumably autobiographical book in no way relates to her personal life. However, eventually she takes the man into confidence to tell the background of Benvenuta. She paints the picture of a musical virtuoso who against her better judgment becomes involved with an Italian magistrate. It's a no-holds-barred passion of hot temperaments doomed to a miserable conclusion. Written by Hannelore Goossens See less
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Writers
Suzanne Lilar (novel "La confession anonyme") | André Delvaux (adaptation and dialogue)
Cinematographer
Charles Van Damme (as Charlie Van Damme)
Production Designer
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Updated Aug 20, 1983

Release date
Nov 11, 1983 (United States)

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24 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Fanny Ardant
Benvenuta Benvenuta   See fewer
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Vittorio Gassman
Livio Carpi Livio Carpi   See fewer
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Mathieu Carrière
François François   See fewer
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Philippe Geluck
Le père Le père   See fewer
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Anne Chappuis
La mère La mère   See fewer
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Armando Marra
Le chanteur Le chanteur   See fewer
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Renato Scarpa
Le journaliste Le journaliste   See fewer
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Franco Trevisi
Le policier Le policier   See fewer
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Turi Giuffrida
Le douanier Le douanier   See fewer
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Goddart
L'hôtesse L'hôtesse   See fewer
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Franco Angrisano
Le gardien de la villa des Mystères Le gardien de la villa des Mystères   See fewer
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Tamara Triffez
Jeune dame Jeune dame   See fewer
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Beatrice Palme
La biche La biche   See fewer
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Franz Joubert
Le prêtre et jardinier Le prêtre et jardinier   See fewer
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Franco Bruno
Le guide Le guide   See fewer
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Bert André
Le garçon de café Le garçon de café   See fewer
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Muriel Bueninck
Benvenuta enfant (grande) Benvenuta enfant (grande)   See fewer
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Muriel Lefevre
Benvenuta enfant (petite) Benvenuta enfant (petite)   See fewer
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Cristina Borgogni
Deuxième femme Deuxième femme   See fewer
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Jenny Tanghe
La voisine La voisine   See fewer
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Antoine Carette
Le facteur (as Toon Carette) Le facteur (as Toon Carette)   See fewer
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Enrico Cesaretti
Hotel Porter (uncredited) Hotel Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 197 votes