The Innocent
The Innocent (1976)

Based on a novel by Gabriele d'Annunzio, this film is set amongst the aristocracy of 19th-century Italy. Tullio thinks nothing of squiring his mistress in full view of the public. But when Giannini's cast-off wife begins an affair… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1976
DVD Release Date: March 10, 2009
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The swan song film for veteran Italian filmmaker Luchino Visconti.

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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Coming after the dissolute wackiness of Ludwig and the cavorting valedictory of Conversation Piece, Luchino Visconti's swan song L'Innocente is something of a genteel and stately affair.

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Stefanie C
Life's rich tapestry ~ Visconti is THE visual master. This decadent, fin de siecle oevre is not only a farewell to the aristocracy, but to Visconti's… More
Patrick Dolan
A little cold and uninteresting at times but Giancarlo Giannini is really amazing and disturbing in it.
Walter M.
"L'Innocente" is a methodically plotted film whose sumptuous visuals belie the inner decay occurring amongst the aristocracy in 19th century… More
Dimitris Springer
Visconti's opera out of control...Loosened strings and the damage is catastrophic.If only it were in the middle of his creative period,we would be placing… More