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How Funny Can Sex Be? (1973)
"Sessomatto" (original title)

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Domenico ("Signora sono le 8") / Cesaretto ("Due cuori e una baracca") / Enrico ("Non è mai troppo tardi") / Lello ("Viaggio di nozze") / Giansiro ("Torna piccina mia") / The Donor ("Lavoratore italiano all'estero") / Michele Maccò ("La vendetta") / Saturnino ("Un amore difficile") / Dottor Bianchi ("L'ospite")
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Madame Juliette ("Signora sono le 8") / Celestina ("Due cuori e una baracca") / Enrico's Wife ("Non è mai troppo tardi") / Grazia ("Viaggio di nozze") / Tamara ("Torna piccina mia") / The Nun ("Lavoratore italiano all'estero") / Donna Mimma Maccò ("La vendetta") / Tiziana ("L'ospite")
Alberto Lionello ...
Gilda / Cosimo ("Un amore difficile")
Duilio Del Prete ...
Vittorio ("L'ospite")
Paola Borboni ...
Esperia ("Non è mai troppo tardi")
Carla Mancini ...
Maid ("L'ospite")
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Patrizia Mauro
Lorenzo Piani
Lino Puglisi ...
Don Alvaro Macaluso ("La vendetta")
Cinzia Romanazzi ...
Grazia's Friend ("Viaggio di nozze")
Franca Scagnetti ...
Grazia's Mother ("Viaggio di nozze")
Pippo Starnazza ...
Peppino ("Un amore difficile")
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How Laura Antonelli became Italy's wet dream
2 February 2002 | by (Ottawa, ON, Canada) – See all my reviews

A play on words (check-mate, sex-mad, get it?), the title Sessomatto is quite accurate since most of the sketches in the movie are about sex gone berserk. I'm writing this in 2002, some 28 years after seeing the movie, so memory may fail me, but, even though this was supposed to be a vehicle for Giancarlo Giannini, I remember it mostly for the radiant beauty of Laura Antonelli. Some of the sketches definitely had some socially redeeming value and are harbingers of Dino Risi's future masterpieces (Profumo di donna, Primo Amore and, particularly, I Nuovi Mostri).


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