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The Appointment (1969)

R  |   |  Drama  |  23 May 1969 (West Germany)
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The lawyer Federico Fendi has reasons to believe that his wife Carla in secret is Rome's highest paid prostitute.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Federico Fendi
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Carla
Didi Perego ...
Nanny
Fausto Tozzi ...
Renzo
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Fabre (as Luigi Proietti)
Paola Barbara ...
Mother
Inna Alexeievna ...
Old woman on train (as Inna Alexeieff)
Ennio Balbo ...
Ugo Perino
Daniela Calvino
Ermelinda De Felice ...
Fishmonger's Wife (as Linda De Felice)
Angelo Infanti ...
Antonio
Serena Michelotti ...
Lucia
Monica Pardo ...
Olghina
Rodolfo Valadier
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Emma Valadier
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The lawyer Federico Fendi has reasons to believe that his wife Carla in secret is Rome's highest paid prostitute.

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23 May 1969 (West Germany)  »

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Michel Legrand composed the first score for this film, but it was rejected in favor of a score by John Barry, aided by Don Walker. When it was first aired on U.S. television, the CBS network had Barry and Walker's score replaced with a completely new score by Stu Phillips. Only the music by Barry and Walker is heard on the film today. See more »

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a gorgeous -looking, slightly disturbing film about self-deluded husbands' jealous obsession w/ his beautiful abd doomed wife.
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while clicking around impatiently for something watchable on satellite t.v., i was instantly mesmerized by the wonderful camera work and haunting look of this quiet film. i was further impressed by the way the director , lumet, managed to make Rome, Italy ,look so deserted and depressing, even in the middle of a crowded street. i am not a huge OMar Sharif fan, but he is certainly believable as this cruel, obsessed husband who wants to keep his gorgeous ex-model wife (Anouk Amie) locked away from the world , w/permission to live only in his company. As the doomed beauty , Anouk Aimee is perfect as the almost bland wife that unwillingly is slowly overwhelmed by her controlling husband. A tragic , but unfortunately true portrait of human defects left unchecked. The films' overall feel and look of a haunted mind makes it compelling to watch , and immediately after-wards went to my computer to research the name of the "european' director. i was pleasantly surprised by Mr.Sidney Lumets' name, and film.


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