Una Giornata Particolare (A Special Day)
Una Giornata Particolare (A Special Day) (1977)

The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 17, 1977
DVD Release Date: May 17, 2005
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

takes the framework of a familiar subset of romantic drama and vigorously turns it on its head as a means of tackling an acute example of what it means to be a social outsider

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Sophia Loren puts in her best performance since Two Women.

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Clayton Dillard
Slant Magazine

The Criterion Collection's 4K Blu-ray offers a beautiful transfer of Ettore Scola's long unavailable gem.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Cast against type, Mastroianni (Oscar-nominated) and Sophia Loren deliver great performances in Ettore Scola's sensitive drama about a suicidal homosexual and a tired housewife.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
How does an audience feel watching two depressed characters fail to cheer each other up during a depressing time period in Italy? Well, I don't know about… More