'China Is Near' movie poster

China Is Near

1968 | 1h 47m | Drama Classic World

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A pair of working class lovers - a secretary and an accountant, scheme to marry into the rich landed gentry. Their targets are a professor, Vittorio Gordini Malvezzi ,(Glauco Mauri), who is running for municipal office as a Socialist candidate, and his sister Elena, (Elda Tattoli), a great lady who lets every man in town climb on top of her but won't marry because socially they're all beneath her. Vittorio doesn't get what is going on. Their little brother Camillo, a seventeen year old seminary student turned Maoist provides the title of the film when he scrawls 'China is Near' on the walls of...

Director

Marco Bellocchio

Stars

Glauco Mauri Elda Tattoli Paolo Graziosi

Release date

08 Jan 1968

Showtimes across London

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