Blow to the Heart

Blow to the Heart (Italian: Colpire al cuore) is a 1982 Italian drama film directed by Gianni Amelio.[1] The film entered the competition at the 39th Venice Film Festival. Fausto Rossi won a Silver Ribbon and a David di Donatello as best new actor.[2] The film also won the Silver Ribbon for best script.[2] It was described as a "masterful psychological study investigating two profoundly different characters".[3]

Blow to the Heart
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Directed byGianni Amelio
Written byVincenzo Cerami
Story byGianni Amelio
StarringJean-Louis Trintignant
Laura Morante
Music byFranco Piersanti
CinematographyTonino Nardi
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)



See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 2000. ISBN 887742429X.
  2. ^ a b Enrico Lancia (1998). I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  3. ^ Svet Atanasov (May 1, 2007). "DVD Video Reviews - Blow to the Heart". DVD Talk. Retrieved 28 June 2013.

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