Four different facets of love Italian-style provide the basis of this episodic film. Read More »
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A group of adventurers refloat a WWII German submarine and prepare to use it to pull a very large heist Read More »
In this delightful romantic comedy, four beautiful women attempt to deal with their sexual frustrations in fashionable Rome society. Read More »
The Birds, the Bees and the Italians (1965) Pietro Germi, Virna Lisi, Gastone Moschin, Alberto Lionello
A citizen of the Veneto in her sixties. Three stories of “love in the country”: a pseudo Don Giovanni confesses his impotence to the doctor Read More »
The Doll That Took the Town (1957) Francesco Maselli, Virna Lisi, Haya Harareet, Elisa Cegani, Drama
A struggling model concocts a story of being raped and beaten by three strangers and soon becomes a media darling. Read More »
From back-breaking labour in the coal mines, Tyvian Jones, a masculine and crude man from Wales Read More »
Marco, giovane attore di una compagnia teatrale itinerante per le province romane, nonostante sia innamorato della figlia del capocomico Read More »
A young woman uses her womanly wiles to seduce older men in order to aid her debt-ridden grandmother. Read More »
Kiss the Other Sheik / Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965) Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Comedy
Marcello Mastroianni stars in this film which combines much of the 1965 release Paranoia with new footage. Read More »
Baron von Sepper is an Austrian aristocrat noted for his blue-toned beard, and his appetite for beautiful wives. Read More »
Stanley Ford leads an idyllic bachelor life. He is a nationally syndicated cartoonist whose Bash Brannigan series provides him with a luxury townhouse and a full-time valet, Charles. When he wakes up the morning after the night before – he had attended a friend’s stag party – he finds that he is married to the very beautiful woman who popped out of the cake – and who doesn’t speak a word of English. Despite his initial protestations, he comes to like married life and even changes his cartoon character from a super spy to a somewhat harried husband. When after several months he decides to kill off Bash’s wife in the cartoon, his wife misinterprets his intentions and disappears. Which leads the police to charge him with murder.
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The Spy I Love / Coplan prend des risques (1964) Maurice Labro, Dominique Paturel, Virna Lisi, Jacques Balutin, Action, Drama
This is a low-to-the-ground espionage story shot in the style before James Bond made the splash heard ’round the world in Dr. No, even though it was made two years later. The simple story, about a stolen nuclear rocket propellant called the SR 712, is told in a nuts-and-bolts manner and the low key hero will barely register on those brought up on the larger than life Bond.
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During the Korean War, Italian nurse Virna Lisi falls in love with two American fliers, Tony Curtis and George C. Scott. Lisi marries Curtis after he convinces her that Scott has been killed in a plane crash. She soon discovers Scott is alive, but remains happily married to Curtis until Scott re-enters their lives 14 years later.
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In 1789, when the Revolution went on, a bandit named “Black Tulip” held the surroundings of village Roussillon in fear. The poor people respected him as Robin Hood, who declare himself a revolutioner but Count Guillaume de Saint Preux “plays” this benefactor. When he fought with Mouche, the policeman he was wounded …
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