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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

Credited 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
Juan Diego ...
Antonia's Son
Bruno Scipioni ...
Pizza maker
Josefina Serratosa ...
Antonia
Giuseppe Maffioli ...
Lawyer
Paola Natale ...
Flower Seller
Brizio Montinaro ...
Restaurant Night Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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

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30 April 1970 (Italy)  »

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For Seasons of Jealousy  »

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1.85 : 1
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my FAVORITE movie of all time
9 April 2009 | by (Alicante) – See all my reviews

I saw this move in the early 1970's on the channel 13 Albuquerque, NM TV station afternoon movie under the title "A tale of love and jealousy" and dubbed in English. In those days and on through my 20's I kept a notebook and rated movies. This one was number one then and still is to this day for me. In effect this movie has a tragic ending and is, in reality, a tragedy, but you do not realize it until the end. For the second showing I arranged a group of my friends to come watch and we all laughed throughout the entire movie until the end, in which a lot of things come together and you realize the underlying sadness. In particular, I remember the close-ups of Marcello Mastrioninni addressing the audience (the viewer) explaining his actions throughout the movie - an excellent effect, the reason for which becomes clear at the end of the movie.

I have suggested it to our local theater a number of times, but it may no longer be available in English. Too bad.


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