The place is Trieste and the time is 1927. Emilio Brentani leads a peaceful and uneventful life with his older sister Amalia. At least until the day he meets Angiolina Zarri, a beautiful young woman. But the lady is also fickle, wayward and coquettish. Unfortunately for him, Emilio falls madly in love with her... Written by
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Italo Svevo's original novel is usually known in English as "As A Man Grows Older". Ironically, many critics felt that that Anthony Franciosa, then in his mid-thirties, was rather too young for the leading role. See more