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C'era una volta (1967)

A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. The ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Isabella Candeloro
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Prince Rodrigo Fernandez
Georges Wilson ...
Jean-Jacques Bouché 'Monzu'
Leslie French ...
Brother Giuseppe da Copertino
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Queen Mother
Marina Malfatti ...
Olimpia Capce Latro, princess Altamura
Anna Nogara ...
Impatient princess
Rita Forzano ...
Greedy Princess
Carlotta Barilli ...
Superstitious princess
Rosa María Martín ...
Pretentious princess (as Rosa Maria Martino)
Fleur Mombelli ...
Proud princess
Anna Liotti ...
Infanta
Carlo Pisacane ...
First witch
Renato Pinciroli ...
Carpaccio, Rodrigo's servant
Cris Huerta
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A wonderful fairy tale of the misadventures of a beautiful but temperamental Neapolitan peasant, Isabella, when she meets the ill- tempered Spanish Prince Rodrigo Ferrante y Davalos. The King of Spain has ordered Rodrigo to choose a wife among seven Italian Princesses, but he is smitten by the lowly peasant. With the help of both witches and saints, Isabella conquers the heart of her Prince after many amusing events--including an outrageous dishwashing contest of the peasant against the Princesses. Written by A.C. Gaeris <agae@lle.rochester.edu>

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Sophia! Omar! Terrific together as the peasant girl and the prince who tames her! See more »


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19 October 1967 (Italy)  »

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When Isabella is at the beach for the first time and encounters the boys, there are 7 of them at first and once she is out of the barrel there are only 6 boys present. See more »

Connections

Featured in Lionpower from MGM (1967) See more »

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More than a Miracle
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by Roger Williams, his Orchestra and Chorus
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A Cool Fairy Tale
30 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

I thought this was a really good movie. It was romantic tale with a wonderful and hopeful happy ending. The lead characters (Sophia Loren and Omar Sharif) had great sexual chemistry. It's an adult fairy, (of course, look at the leads) and yet kids could still watch it. I gave it a 9 out 10 only because it gets just a bit boring in the middle, but the movie prevails in the ends. Especially when during the dishwashing scene.


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