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Marriage Italian Style

Marriage Italian Style

Sophia Loren
Director: Vittorio De Sica Cast: Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
, Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
, Aldo Puglisi
Aldo Puglisi
Vittorio De Sica
Marriage Italian Style

Marriage Italian Style

Sophia Loren
Director: Vittorio De Sica Cast: Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
, Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mastroianni
, Aldo Puglisi
Aldo Puglisi
Vittorio De Sica

Blu-ray (Color / Wide Screen)

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Overview

In flashback, Domenico (Marcello Mastroianni) recalls his wartime romance with Filumena (Sophia Loren). He is so enamored with her that he finances her escape from the bordello where she lives and sets her up with a good job in the restaurant that he owns, and later finds a place for her on his mother's domestic staff. He is not, however, enamored enough to make their union legal, and expects Filumena to behave like a servant by day and his mistress by night. Years later, Filumena lies on her deathbed. The contrite Domenico finally consents to marry her. Not only does she make a full recovery, but she brings her three grown sons to live with the nonplused Domenico after the wedding. He tries to weasel out of the arrangement, but is mollified by Filumena's insistence that all three boys are his sons. Thus, after nearly twenty years' servitude, Filumena is at last in a position to call the shots. Sold to American distributors on the basis of Sophia Loren's revealing costumes (some of these absolutely defy the laws of gravity), Marriage Italian Style remains a warm and spicy concoction today, even after years of less expert imitations. The film was based on Filumena Marturano by Eduardo de Filipo.


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Product Details

Release Date: 05/17/2011
UPC: 0738329074722
Original Release: 1964
Source: Kino Lorber
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Time: 1:41:00
Sales rank: 29,531

Special Features

Trailers ; Theatrical promo; Stills gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sophia Loren Filumena Marturano
Marcello Mastroianni Domenico Soriano
Aldo Puglisi Alfredo
Marilu Tolo Diane
Pia Lindström Cashier
Giovanni Ridolfi Umberto
Vito Moriconi Riccardo
Generoso Cortini Michele
Raffaello Rossi Bussolo Lawyer
Vincenza di Capua Mother
Tecla Scarano Rosalie
Vincenzo Aita Alfonzo

Technical Credits
Vittorio De Sica Director
Giuseppe Annunziata Makeup
Giuseppe Banchelli Makeup
Leo Benvenuti Screenwriter
Renato Castellani Screenwriter
Piero De Bernardi Screenwriter
Eduardo de Filippo Screenwriter
Carlo Egidi Production Designer
Roberto Gerardi Cinematographer
Tonino Guerra Screenwriter
Vera Marzot Costumes/Costume Designer
Dario Michell Set Decoration/Design
Adriana Novelli Editor
Carlo Ponti Producer
Piero Tosi Costumes/Costume Designer
Armando Trovajoli Score Composer

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