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The Magnificent Cuckold (1964)

Il magnifico cornuto (original title)
Andrea Artust begins to have doubts about the loyalty of his beautiful wife . When doubt becomes an obsession , his behavior becomes completely crazy , stalking her relentlessly.

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Maria Grazia
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Andrea Artusi
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Roberto Mariotti
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Gabriele
Philippe Nicaud ...
The Doctor
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The Councillor
Susy Andersen ...
Wanda
José Luis de Vilallonga ...
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Ester Carloni ...
Palmira (as Esterina Carloni)
Edda Ferronao ...
The younger Maid at the Artusis
Elvira Tonelli ...
The elder Maid at the Artusis
Antonio Gerini
Liliana Salvioni ...
Maria Grazia's Friend
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Andrea Artust begins to have doubts about the loyalty of his beautiful wife . When doubt becomes an obsession , his behavior becomes completely crazy , stalking her relentlessly.

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Funny, charming, delightful --and thought-provoking
3 January 2006 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This film is a wonderful comedy. It is very well cast and well acted; both Ugo Tognazzi and Claudia Cardinale are excellent and the film has many fun-filled moments. However, I would not describe and classify this movie as a "light" work. The husband's 'idee fixe' might give the viewers the impression of a silly, obsessive, and paranoid person and (I will admit it) his behaviour does make the audience laugh. He is convinced and determined that his wife is cheating on him --even though she is not being unfaithful. When he looks at her it becomes obvious to him that she is a very attractive woman. And, all the men around her must be dying to be with her. The key issue, however, is (to use a proper term) his "projection". The main reason of his jealousy is his infidelities. If he were in a psychoanalyst's couch talking about his feelings the picture -no pun intended- would have become crystal clear indeed. I hope this gem will be available on DVD --soon.


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