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More Than a Miracle (1967)
"C'era una volta" (original title)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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 ...
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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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More than a Miracle
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by Roger Williams, his Orchestra and Chorus
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A Truly Magical Film
22 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so highly underrated, it features two larger than life stars, Sophia Loren and Omar Sharif, at their best in a charming fairy tale story. Sophia never looked more beautiful on screen, this movie reveals the zenith of her beauty; and it goes more deeper than just beautiful people, the leads bring life to their characters with unparalleled charm. The magnetism of the two stars and the charming "Cinderella" story are further enhanced by a truly magical score by Piero Piccioni and a lovely title song by Roger Williams. This movie should get a major DVD restoration, it is one of the most charming and magical movies ever made.


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