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Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)

Dramma della gelosia (tutti i particolari in cronaca) (original title)
A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Oreste
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Adelaide
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Nello
Manuel Zarzo ...
Ugo (as Manolo Zarzo)
Marisa Merlini ...
Silvana
Hércules Cortés ...
Ambleto di Meo
Fernando Sánchez Polack ...
District Head of Communist Party (as Fernando Sanches Polak)
Gioia Desideri ...
Adelaide's Friend
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Antonia's Son
Bruno Scipioni ...
Pizza maker
Josefina Serratosa ...
Antonia
Giuseppe Maffioli ...
Lawyer
Paola Natale ...
Flower Seller
Brizio Montinaro ...
Restaurant Night Guard
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Corrado Gaipa ...
President of tribunal
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A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile environment leave a way to jealousy? Written by Vincent Merlaud <merlaud@studi.mathematik.hu-berlin.de>

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The story of a woman who was completely faithful...to two men

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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30 April 1970 (Italy)  »

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For Seasons of Jealousy  »

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Fantastic find.
8 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A brilliant film; all three leads are just magnifico and Monica Vitti never looked better. Vitti, Mastroianni and Giannini in one film! Sharp treatment of un amour fou. Had never heard of the film before I recently saw it at a festival of restored films at MoMA in New York--what a terrific surprise, a genuine treat, funny and dark film about obsession. I doubt it could ever have been made in the US unfortunately; can't think of any American directors who could handle this successfully. Mastroianni shows his great range. If you love Italian film, see it soon! Now I'm going to see any other Ettore Scola films I can find or haven't seen yet.


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