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Scandal in Sorrento (1955)
"Pane, amore e....." (original title)

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Back to his hometown, a former marshal finds his house occupied by a young woman working as a fishwife.

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Sofia Cocozza - 'a Smargiassa'
Lea Padovani ...
Violante Ruotolo
Antonio Cifariello ...
Nicola Pascazio 'Nicolino'
Tina Pica ...
Mario Carotenuto ...
Don Matteo Carotenuto
Yoka Berretty ...
Erika
Virgilio Riento ...
Clara Crispo ...
Donna Carmela
Pasquale Misiano ...
Don Peppino
Antonio La Raina ...
Sindaco di Sorrento
Nino Imparato ...
Vigile urbano
Gaetano Autiero ...
Titino
Fausto Guerzoni ...
Uomo col cannocchiale
Attilio Torelli ...
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Marshall Antonio Carotenuto comes back to native Sorrento to take care of the local fire brigade. But since Sofia, a very nice fishmonger, occupies his native house Antonio share another home with Donna Violante, secretly fall in love with him. Sofia accepts to marry Antonio almost as a joke to make Nicolino, a traffic policeman, getting jealous. The chances for the two deloused sweethearts aren't over as it could appear. Written by 1felco

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So much WOMAN! So much SPECTACLE! So much EXCITEMENT!

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22 December 1955 (Italy)  »

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Pain, amour, ainsi soit-il  »

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Torna a Surriento
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Performed by Vittorio De Sica
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Very charming film from the 1950's......
8 November 2011 | by (Rome,Italy) – See all my reviews

I remembered seeing it on Italian TV as a child and even then I liked it, seeing it again yesterday, I thought it wouldn't resist the test of time, instead, I throughly enjoyed it.... for all the qualities you don't see in films nowadays, (especially in modern Italian films).

Briefly, a tale of a cultivated(Vittorio de Sica), educated, charming middle-aged womanizing, newly installed chief of the traffic police (complete with resplendid uniform including white gloves), whom on arriving at his long lost native Sorrento , finds his family home occupied/squatted by a beautiful fishmonger (sofia Loren, at her most splendid).While starting procedures of evicting her he also starts courting her, with poetic citations, charming one liners and complements, inducing the jealousy of her semi - boyfriend/suitor.Complicating matters further, the haunty, aloof but good looking noble woman owner of the house where Vittorio is temporarily living , falls for Vittorio.But all this happens in a semi comic and humorous vein...after all it's a romantic comedy. The film ends with a typical happy ending...but the whole film is held up by the old world charms of Vittorio de Sica....Sofia loren acted well too.

I sometimes wonder if its possible nowadays to make a remake of this film, ....but sometimes I feel it wouldn't work....no female nudity,no profanitites, no sex, and no vulgarities...while I feel I'm in a minority in appreciating good taste, it seems not so with, modern day film or/and TV producers who always want to 'modernize' their 'art' with the aforementioned charateristics. A real pity,... perhaps a new film style could be a return to class and good taste.


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