High Falls Women in Film


MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2023 | 7:30pm

The Jack Garner Theatre – Little Theatre 5
(inside Little 2-5+Cafe at approx. 8 Winthrop Street)

Doors at 7:00pm


Lina Wertmüller became the first woman nominated for a “Best Director” Oscar with this picaresque story that follows a scoundral (with seven sisters) in WWII-era Italy. 

Pasqualino Frafuso, known in Naples as “Pasqualino Seven Beauties” is a petty thief who lives off of the profits of his seven sisters while claiming to protect their honor at any cost, Pasqualino is arrested for murder and later sent to fight in the army after committing sexual assault. The Germans capture him and he gets sent to a concentration camp where he plots to make his escape by seducing a German officer

1 hr 56 mins | Drama/Comedy/International | 1975 | Italy | Italian, with English subtitles 
Rated R

Directed by Lina Wertmüller


About the series

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High Falls Women in Film

The High Falls Women in Film Series focuses on storytelling from a women’s perspective, mixing emerging and established female talent behind — and in front of — the lens, and highlighting films from a variety of genres and styles. Read more