In the 1954 Italian movie Senso, against the backdrop of the Italian-Austrian war of unification, troubled Countess Livia Serpieri (Alida Valli) betrays her country for the love of an Austrian rogue, Franz Mahler (Farley Granger). As her resources dwindle, Livia comes to realize that their love might not be as pure as she thought.
Senso gets a 2018 big screen re-release courtesy of Rialto Films.
Farley Granger was a gay actor best known for the lead role in Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train. He died in 2011 at the age of 85.