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The Libertine (1968)
"La matriarca" (original title)

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A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to used the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Catherine Spaak ...
Margherita aka as Mimi
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Dr. Carlo De Marchi
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Sandro Maldini (as Luigi Proietti)
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Otto Frank aka as Mr. X
Renzo Montagnani ...
Fabrizio
Fabienne Dali ...
Claudia
Nora Ricci ...
Mimi's Mother
Edda Ferronao ...
Maria
Vittorio Caprioli ...
Il libraio
Gabriele Tinti ...
Man in Car
Venantino Venantini ...
Aurelio
Frank Wolff ...
Dr. Giulio, the dentist
Paolo Stoppa ...
Professor Zauri
Philippe Leroy ...
Tennis Instructor
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A sexy widow discovers her late husband had a secret apartment where he cheated on her. Now she decides to used the same apartment to explore her own sexuality.

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Comedy | Drama

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23 December 1968 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Libertine  »

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #52632 dated 14 November 1968. See more »

Quotes

Fabrizio: I can admire you, can't I? Like a father, hmm? A brother? Or an uncle?
Mimi: All right, but no incest, though.
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Connections

Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

L'amore dice 'Ciao'
By Guardabassi - Armando Trovajoli (as Trovaioli)
Sung by Andee Silver
ed incisa su disco JOKER 7020
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If you mixed Barbarella & 9 1/2 weeks...
20 September 2002 | by (By the Bay, CA) – See all my reviews

Very cute and erotic movie made in 1969! ;-) I found it on Netflix and was intrigued. The movie has all the stylish glamour of the 60s with lots of sex!

Young widow uses dead husband's bachelor apt for sexual exploration. She sleeps around and ends up falling in love.

Lots of a nakedness and laughs! I'd recommend it!


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