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A Leap in the Dark


"A Leap in the Dark" is a 1980 Italian film written and directed by Marco Bellocchio. It stars Michel Piccoli and Anouk Aimée, who won the Best Actor and Best Actress prizes respectively at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival. The film also won the David di Donatello for Best Director and was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 53rd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.


  1. "A leap in the dark" is a book by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth.
  2. "A leap in the dark" is a book by Barbara Goolden.

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Google previewThree Plays of Maureen Hunter (2003)

Footprints on the Moon , Beautiful Lake Winnipeg and Transit of Venus by Hunter, Maureen

0 Oxford University Press 2003: A Leap in the Dark is a brilliant] portrait of the American Revolution, one that is compelling in its prose, fascinating in its details, and ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

a leap in the dark: see LEAP. a shot (or ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms (1993)

by Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz

a leap in the dark an action, ...

Google previewAdvanced Learners' Dictionary (1998)

by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton

a leap in the dark an action that has unpredictable consequences. a shot in the dark a guess that is based on little information, and so is unlikely to be ...

Google previewHeinemann English Dictionary (2001)

by Martin Manser

Phrases a leap in the dark an action the consequences of which cannot be foreseen. by leaps and bounds making extremely rapid progress. leapfrog noun a game in which one person jumps across another who is bent over. • leapfrog verb ...

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All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience. (Henry Miller)
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