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Florinda Bolkan is a Actor Brésil born on 15 february 1941 at Uruburetama (Bresil)

Florinda Bolkan

Florinda Bolkan
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Birth name Florinda Soares Bulcão
Nationality Bresil
Birth 15 february 1941 (79 years) at Uruburetama (Bresil)

Florinda Bolkan (born Florinda Soares Bulcão; 15 February 1941) is a Brazilian actress.


She was born in Uruburetama and lived in Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro until she moved to Italy. A former flight inspector for Brazilian international carrier Varig, she became fluent in English, Italian and French. Bulcão moved to Italy in 1968 after being discovered by the film director Luchino Visconti. She changed her name to Florinda Bolkan because she thought it would be more comfortable for international audiences.

Bolkan acted with the Beatle Ringo Starr in her first film, Candy. She worked in more than forty films, mainly in Italy. She was directed by Vittorio de Sica in Una Breve Vacanza. Under Elio Petri's direction, she made Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. Enrico Maria Salerno directed her in Anonimo Veneziano. She worked with Jean-Louis Trintignant, John Cassavetes, and Annie Girardot.

Like Sophia Loren, Claudia Cardinale and Monica Vitti, she also won the David di Donatello award three times, the Italian equivalent of the Academy Award in Hollywood. When De Sica cast her in Una Breve Vacanza, the film that introduced her to North America, he said: "I chose you because your eyes have known hunger." She replied: "Those born in Ceará bring within themselves a strong and hard share of the real thing."

For 20 years, Bolkan was the life partner of Countess Marina Cicogna, producer of Una Breve Vacanza.[1]. In 2000, Bolkan debuted as director in the Brazilian film Eu Não Conhecia Tururu. Besides directing, she also plays a major character in the film. She continues to act in European films, mostly Italian films.

Best films

Love at the Top (1974)

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Filmography of Florinda Bolkan (34 films)

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Bad Inclination, 1h35
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Eva Robin's, Florinda Bolkan, Elisabetta Cavallotti, Franco Nero, Elisabetta Rocchetti
Roles Mirta Valenti
Rating39% 1.969441.969441.969441.969441.96944
Un tueur en série assassine de nombreuses femmes. C'est le procureur Rita Facino qui est chargée de l'enquête.
Crime of Passion
Directed by Flavio Mogherini
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Serena Grandi, Fabio Testi, Florinda Bolkan, Anya Angelova Pencheva
Roles Giulia
Rating59% 2.9622.9622.9622.9622.962
Peter's wife is murdered for having serious relationship with her boyfriend of London. Murder takes place in a hotel of Bulgaria, and the police begin investigating. It gets to know that Peter and his wife had no good relationship and his wife was thinking of divorce. Peter got a lover named Milena. Inspector Ivan Zanova investigates.
Prisoner of Rio, 1h44
Directed by Lech Majewski
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Steven Berkoff, Paul Freeman, Peter Firth, Florinda Bolkan, Desmond Llewelyn, José Wilker
Roles Stella
Rating57% 2.8501552.8501552.8501552.8501552.850155
After escaping from Wandsworth prison for his part in the Great Train Robbery, Ronald "Ronnie" Biggs (Paul Freeman) goes on the run to Rio de Janeiro and becomes the world's most wanted man. Hot on his trail however is committed copper Jack McFarland (Steven Berkoff), who will stop at nothing to bring him back to justice - even if that means stepping outside the law.
Some Girls
Some Girls (1988)
, 1h34
Directed by Michael Hoffman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Patrick Dempsey, Jennifer Connelly, Andre Gregory, Sheila Kelley, Lila Kedrova, Florinda Bolkan
Roles Mrs. D'Arc
Rating56% 2.8489452.8489452.8489452.8489452.848945
Michael, a college student, (Patrick Dempsey) goes to Quebec City, Canada for Christmas at the request of his college girlfriend Gabriella (Jennifer Connelly), after months of her stonewalling him after she left college in mid-semester.
The Trap
The Trap (1985)
, 1h37
Directed by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Horror, Crime, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films
Actors Laura Antonelli, Tony Musante, Florinda Bolkan, Blanca Marsillach, Cristina Marsillach, Laura Troschel
Roles Hélène
Rating50% 2.5226052.5226052.5226052.5226052.522605
Michael Parker is a successful American businessman living in Italy with his girlfriend Hélène. However, when she leaves on vacation, Michael soon becomes involved in an affair with Marie, a woman he once had a one-night stand with. This affair proves more difficult for Michael, as Marie is not going to let him off the hook again so easily. To complicate matters worse, Marie's young daughter Jacqueline also finds herself attracted to Michael, resulting in an incestuous love triangle.
Soap and Water, 1h43
Directed by Carlo Verdone
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Carlo Verdone, Natasha Hovey, Glenn Saxson, Elena Fabrizi, Florinda Bolkan, Christian De Sica
Roles Wilma
Rating65% 3.265233.265233.265233.265233.26523
The shy and awkward Rolando, a school janitor even though he has a degree in teaching, one day manages to have significant windfall. He pretends to be an important Italian teacher priest, who was instructed by the parents of a famous American model (Natasha Hovey) to provide Italian lessons to settle in Rome. In fact the girl must stay in Italy for a few months, just long enough to create a new magazine fashion photographs before going back to work in America. However she discovers the true identity of Rolando, and yet she doesn't denounce him, because falls in love with him ...
The Last House on the Beach, 1h26
Directed by Francesco Prosperi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, Rape and revenge films, Auto-justice
Actors Florinda Bolkan, Ray Lovelock, Laura Trotter, Isabel Pisano
Roles Sister Christina
Rating58% 2.905022.905022.905022.905022.90502
Après le braquage sanglant d'une banque, trois malfrats, menés par Aldo, s'enfuient en voiture pour trouver rapidement une planque avant la mise en place de barrages de police. Lorsque le véhicule tombe en panne, ils sont contraints de se réfugier dans une villa en bord de mer qu'ils pensent vide. Mais elle est occupée par une nonne, sœur Christina, ses cinq élèves en pleine répétition de la pièce de théâtre Le Songe d'une nuit d'été de William Shakespeare et une femme de ménage. En attendant l'arrivée du bus scolaire censé récupérer les filles, qu'ils veulent voler pour continuer leur fuite, les trois braqueurs se livrent aux pires exactions envers leurs otages. Après avoir tué la bonne à coups de fer à repasser, ils violent la nonne et certaines élèves avant d'en abattre une. Assoiffées de vengeance, sœur Christina et les autres victimes se vengent d'eux en les assassinant un par un.
A Common Sense of Modesty, 2h6
Directed by Alberto Sordi
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Films about pornography
Actors Claudia Cardinale, Alberto Sordi, Florinda Bolkan, Cochi Ponzoni, Philippe Noiret, Silvia Dionisio
Roles Actor
Rating60% 3.011533.011533.011533.011533.01153
The film is divided into four episodes. In the first Giacinto and his wife decide to celebrate their wedding anniversary by watching a movie at the cinema. However, the period in which they live is dotted by the deployment of a large number of pornographic films and the two, being simpletons, run into a projection at red lights. In the second episode a boy to become a famous journalist and writer, must have a sexual relationship with his director and morbid. In the third episode a woman, Armida, is struggling with the pornographic magazines, with the risk of compromising his family relationship. In the last episode the crude and vulgar producer Giuseppe Costanzo is releasing his latest movie-themed sex. But the girl who must interpret the "deflowered" by the young actor suddenly decides to run away leaving the production to violence. Joseph did not do more and is enraged to death. Of all the attempts to reconcile the relationship with the actress, but everything is useless. Then a friend advised him to take an alternate ending for the film and equally seductive emorivamente that will involve the entire audience during the first cinema. And in fact it is so in the audience and even the simpletons Hyacinth and his wife are satisfied, although tested for life from the violence of those visual content.
Royal Flash, 1h42
Directed by Richard Lester
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Romance
Actors Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Florinda Bolkan, Joss Ackland, Tom Bell
Roles Lola Montez
Rating64% 3.2473253.2473253.2473253.2473253.247325
The film begins with Flashman making a patriotic speech to the boys of Rugby School framed by a giant Union Flag, in a scene which appears to be a parody of the opening sequence in the 1970 film Patton. There is a brief flashback to the events of the original Flashman, with the head of the Rugby School (Michael Hordern) recounting Flashman's exploits in Afghanistan.
Footprints (1975)
, 1h36
Directed by Luigi Bazzoni
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Florinda Bolkan, Peter McEnery, Nicoletta Elmi, Klaus Kinski, Ida Galli, Lila Kedrova
Roles Alice Campos / Alice Cespi
Rating66% 3.344583.344583.344583.344583.34458
Alice Cespi (Florinda Bolkan) begins to see her life fall apart due to strange memories from childhood when she was forced to watch a film called "Footprints on the Moon" involving an unethical experiment in leaving astronauts stranded on the moon's surface. Alice has terrible dreams and begins to become addicted to tranquilizers. The drugs and her deteriorating mental condition cause her to miss work and she is eventually fired, whereupon she travels to a dilapidated former tourist area called Garma after receiving a mysterious postcard. There, she runs into a girl named Paula Burton (Nicoletta Elmi), who tells her that she looks exactly like another woman, Nicole, currently staying at the faded resort. Alice then encounters a series of strange people and circumstances, all leading her closer to unlocking the possibly deadly mystery.
Footprints (1975)

Directed by Luigi Bazzoni
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Florinda Bolkan, Klaus Kinski, Peter McEnery, Nicoletta Elmi, Lila Kedrova, Caterina Boratto
Roles Alice Campos / Alice Cespi
Rating66% 3.344583.344583.344583.344583.34458
Alice Campos (Florinda Bolkan) est perturbée par un cauchemar récurrent, celui ou un astronaute est abandonné volontairement sur la Lune par un scientifique fou, le professeur Blackmann (Klaus Kinski). Elle identifie finalement ce songe comme une scène du film Orme sulla Luna qu'elle a vu des années auparavant. Peu après, elle découvre qu'elle a perdu la notion du temps et qu'elle s'est absentée du travail deux jours sans justification et sans s'en souvenir. Elle reçoit alors une mystérieuse carte postale mentionnant une station touristique nommée Gamma en Turquie. En s'y rendant, elle rencontre une petite fille (Nicoletta Elmi) qui dit la connaître et lui annonce qu'elle est déjà venu ici il y a quelques jours .
Flavia the Heretic, 1h36
Directed by Gianfranco Mingozzi
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Erotic, Horror
Themes Feminist films, Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Sexploitation films, Political films, Nonnesploitation
Actors Florinda Bolkan, Maria Casarès, Anthony Higgins, Claudio Cassinelli, Spiros Focás, Ciro Ippolito
Roles Flavia Gaetani
Rating58% 2.904692.904692.904692.904692.90469
Set in Apulia during Ottoman invasion of Otranto, the film tells the story of Flavia (Florinda Bolkan), a middle-aged nun who collaborates with the invaders' leader Ahmed (Anthony Higgins as Anthony Corlan) to avenge her past misfortunes.
Love at the Top, 1h45
Directed by Michel Deville
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Jean-Louis Trintignant, Romy Schneider, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Jean-François Balmer, Jane Birkin, Florinda Bolkan
Roles Flora
Rating71% 3.5941153.5941153.5941153.5941153.594115
Nicolas Mallet est un modeste employé de banque résigné à la médiocrité sociale pour la sécurité que lui procure son emploi. Introverti et terne, avec l'assistance et sous les directives d'un ancien camarade de lycée, Claude Fabre, il va devenir un séducteur assuré, un arriviste opportuniste sans ambition définie. Aux lendemains de la crise du pétrole, le Bel Ami des années 70 connaît une remarquable ascension sociale, en s'appuyant exclusivement sur les femmes qu'il séduit presque sans le vouloir, tout en étant téléguidé par Fabre. Allant chercher le pouvoir auprès de ceux qui le régentent, sachant se rendre indispensable, il va réussir son ascension et favoriser celle de sa première conquête. Ce n'est qu'à la fin du film que l'on découvre les vraies raisons de l'attitude manipulatrice de Fabre.