Swept Away

Swept Away ★★★★½

The physical realities of being lost at sea almost never enter into the picture here - Gennarino and Raffaella both have to eat, but their skin never burns in the sun, their lips never show signs of dehydration, neither Gennarino's beard or Raffaella's hair ever gets any longer (or shorter), Raffaella's eye makeup stays immaculate even after untold days on a desert island. That could mean this is a dream while they fall asleep waiting for the yacht to find them after they get lost, reflecting the dreamer's anxieties and desires in politics and sex. But if so, whose dream is this?

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