MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,889 this week

Secret Fantasy (1971)
"Il merlo maschio" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  1 July 1979 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 200 users  
Reviews: 3 user

A frustrated musician makes a career out of his wife's beautiful body.

Director:

(as Paul Campanile)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 241 titles
created 19 Oct 2010
 
a list of 1001 titles
created 31 Jul 2011
 
a list of 2541 titles
created 27 Mar 2012
 
a list of 27 titles
created 18 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 95 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Secret Fantasy" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Secret Fantasy (1971)

Secret Fantasy (1971) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Secret Fantasy.
2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Luciano Martino
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Alberto Lionello, Aldo Maccione
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into a prison in hopes of getting his hands on a large shipment of gold stored there.

Directors: Vic Morrow, Giorgio Gentili
Stars: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins
Homo Eroticus (1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Michele is a three-testicle, sexually insatiable man who goes around bedding all women in town (regardless of age), until one day things goes terribly wrong.

Director: Marco Vicario
Stars: Rossana Podestà, Lando Buzzanca, Luciano Salce
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: François Leterrier
Stars: Laura Antonelli, Michel Boujenah, Jean-Pierre Cassel
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Laura Antonelli, Diego Abatantuono, Roberto Della Casa
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Laura Antonelli
Wifemistress (1977)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Since her husband pronounced her frigid on her wedding night, Antonia DeAngelis has been an invalid. When he disappears, she believes him dead: she leaves her bed and takes over his ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Vicario
Stars: Laura Antonelli, Marcello Mastroianni, Leonard Mann
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Luigi Zampa
Stars: Ursula Andress, Laura Antonelli, Sylvia Kristel
Porca vacca (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Pasquale Festa Campanile
Stars: Renato Pozzetto, Laura Antonelli, Aldo Maccione
Casta e pura (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Salvatore Samperi
Stars: Laura Antonelli, Fernando Rey, Christian De Sica
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Giorgio Capitani
Stars: Lando Buzzanca, Catherine Spaak, Adriana Asti
L'avaro (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Misery money-lender Arpagone is looking to arrange three weddings simultaneously - to cut down on costs. One for himself and the others for his two children. Of course he doesn't approve of... See full summary »

Director: Tonino Cervi
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Laura Antonelli, Valérie Allain
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lando Buzzanca ...
Niccolo Vivaldi
Laura Antonelli ...
Costanza Vivaldi
Ferruccio De Ceresa ...
The psychanalyst
Elsa Vazzoler ...
Costanza's mother
Gino Cavalieri ...
Costanza's father
Luciano Bianciardi ...
Mazzacurati
Adolfo Belletti
Franco Bisazza
Gigi Bonfanti
Bruno Boschetti
Felicita Fanny ...
Whore
Edda Ferronao ...
Costanza's relative
Corrado Olmi ...
Violin teacher
Alfredo Piano
Aldo Puglisi ...
Chemist
Edit

Storyline

Niccolò Vivaldi is a cello player and he plays in Arena di Verona Orchestra. But he is not the first and neither the second cello. He is frustrated. Nobody can remember his face, nor his name. Niccolò is married to Costanza, who is really beautiful and he takes some pictures of her naked. Later he shows the pictures to a friend and so he feels better. He starts to write a comic opera called "Il merlo maschio" only to discover later he had written Rossini's "La gazza ladra". To maintain his self-esteem he can only show his wife... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 July 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Secret Fantasy  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

My favorite foreign film, sexy and clever
6 August 2002 | by (America) – See all my reviews

Underachieving string-instrument player is unfulfilled in life until he overhears his wife's Doctors discussing her naked body, and realizes that his big turn-on is letting other men "accidently" see her body! He then proceeds to arrange amusing situations in which her desirability is exposed to others, which he feels personally validated by because she is *his* wife! This is a really cute, charming little film, with an ending that will leave you cheering when the husband, with wife's trusting cooperation, finally goes far enough with his hilarious schemes to feel that he has finally proven himself!


11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Secret Fantasy (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?