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The Witches (1967)
"Le streghe" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  12 March 1969 (USA)
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Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society.

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Gloria (segment "Strega Bruciata viva, La") / Lady in a hurry (segment "Senso civico") / Assurdina Caì (segment "Terra vista dalla luna, La") / Nunzia (segment "Siciliana, La") / Giovanna (segment "Sera come le altre, Una")
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Valeria (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Francisco Rabal ...
Paolo (Segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
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Sportsman (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Véronique Vendell ...
Young Girl Friend (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Elsa Albani ...
Gossip (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Clara Calamai ...
Ex-actress (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Marilù Tolo ...
Waitress (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Nora Ricci ...
Gloria's secretary (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Dino Mele ...
Dino, the waiter (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
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Young man at Hotel (segment "La Strega Bruciata Viva") (as Helmut Steinbergher)
Bruno Filippini ...
Singer (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
Leslie French ...
Industrialist (segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
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Elio Ferocci (segment "Senso Civico")
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Ciancicato Miao (segment "La terra vista dalla luna")
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Storyline

Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society. A superstar actress travels to a mountain resort, only to evoke jealousy from women and lust from men. A woman offers to take an injured man to the hospital. A widowed father and his son seek for a new wife/mother. A man seeks revenge for a woman's honor. A bored housewife tries to explain to her husband that he's not as romantic as he used to be. Written by Samovarkov

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Clint Eastwood was given the choice of taking $25,000 in cash or $20,000 and a brand-new Ferrari by producer Dino De Laurentiis to play a small part in the movie. He chose the money and the Ferrari. He got on well with Silvana Mangano and director Vittorio De Sica. See more »

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Caption: And the moral is: Whether you're living or dead, it's all the same.
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Woof!
3 October 2004 | by (santa cruz, ca) – See all my reviews

This one's a big-named Dog. The last segment, with Mangano and Clint Eastwood, is at least interesting, if only for a look at baby Clint, but ultimately goes nowhere. Big style, substance missing in action. Trivia note: in the first segment, filmed in Kitzbuhel, Austria, one of the press photogs is a Kitzbuhel local who was a ski instructor at the time, according to my husband who lived in Kitzbuhel around the same period. Yawn. I kept hoping something profound would happen. Hope was dashed. The Italians have a perfect word for this: Stupidagine!


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