Category Archives: Stefania Sandrelli

Little Comfort for Southern Nymphets in Wartime Italy – “Ninfa Plebea” 1996

Lina Wertmüller adapts a traditional novel to create the edgy romantic drama “Ninfa Plebea” [Eng. Title: The Nymph]. Set in an impoverished Neapolitan village in wartime Italy, this Cinderella tale of a young girl finding love and advancing her … Continue reading

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Penélope Cruz & co in “Jamón Jamón” [1992 Spain]

It is the 100th Spanish language film to be reviewed in the blog – about time I introduced one major actress named Penélope Cruz here…
It’s a special film too, for many reasons. Perhaps Bigas Luna’s most widely known film outside … Continue reading

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