Nietta's Diary
TitleNietta's Diary
DirectorGabriella Romano
CountryUK/ Italy
Year1997
Duration30mins
FormatVhs video, Umatic video
DescriptionNietta's Diary is a film about the lesbian relationship of Nietta Apra and Linda (Flafi) Mazzuccato in pre and post war Italy. The film centres upon the passionate love story as recounted through Nietta's unpublished diary. By the time of her death in 1990, Antonietta Apra was an established art historian. She made no secret that she was a lesbian, even in fascist Italy, and her relationship with translator Flafi Mazzuccato lasted 40 years.