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A Special Day

1977 Rated NR 1hr 45m

With her fascist husband gone to witness Benito Mussolini's first meeting with Adolf Hitler, world-weary wife and mother Antonietta (Sophia Loren) seeks escape from her dreary tenement by inviting the unknown into her life. As many Romans gather to attend the rally, Antonietta befriends her despondent gay neighbor, Gabriele (Marcello Mastroianni), and the two develop a special bond that will enrich their lives.

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Movie Details

1978 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1978 Academy Award®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.