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The Conviction

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The Conviction

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
performer:
Claire Nebout, Vittorio Mezzogiorno
genre:
Foreign Language

We gave it a C

A man and a woman get locked in a museum after hours. They do it. Afterward, all agree that he didn’t rape her. But did he ”rape” her by compelling her to reveal her innermost secrets? If this bizarre, sexually explicit, talky film, The Conviction, from director Marco Bellocchio (Devil in the Flesh) is any indication, Italy’s sexual politics are just as byzantine as its corruption-wracked politics. C

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