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Duck in Orange Sauce (1975)

L'anatra all'arancia (original title)
When facing a request of divorce, Livio accepts, but sets up a last weekend together with his secretary and his wife's lover.

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When facing a request of divorce, Livio accepts, but sets up a last weekend together with his secretary and his wife's lover.

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Duck in Orange Sauce  »

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When it was first aired in Portugal, it started a minor political riot because of alleged explicit scenes. The Public TV administrator went on air after the movie, apologizing for showing such content, which turned a minor incident into a major political issue. Nowadays, no one would even give the scene where the actress shows her bottom a second thought. See more »

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Duck in Orange Sauce
27 September 1999 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

When the wife wants to leave her husband in preference of a romantic Frenchman, the husband seemingly does not raise difficulties and invites his rival, along with his own secretary, for a weekend. His real purpose is taking her wife back through an elaborate plan.

Sometimes sophisticated, but more often farcical comedy based on a minor boulevard play. An undistinguished, ordinary entertainment that nevertheless is deftly acted and manages to amuse most of the time.


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