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Scandal in the Family (1975)
"Peccati in famiglia" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  July 1975 (USA)
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Carlo, sofferente di cuore, si riposa d'estate tre settimane nella sua tenuta di campagna dopo le fatiche di mandare avanti le sue tre fabbriche, cercando qualche nuovo amore, e sbirciando ... See full summary »

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Doris
Jenny Tamburi ...
Francesca
Juliette Mayniel ...
Piera - Carlo's wife
Gastone Pescucci ...
Armando - the Doctor
Laura De Marchi ...
Vincenza - Armando's wife
Corrado Olmi ...
don Erminio
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Zaira
Renzo Montagnani ...
Carlo
Rossella Pescatore ...
Fedora - Armando's daughter
Dino Curcio ...
Nando - The land administrator
Luciano Cappelli
Aldo Amigoni
Marisa Lista
Rosita Torosh ...
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Carlo, sofferente di cuore, si riposa d'estate tre settimane nella sua tenuta di campagna dopo le fatiche di mandare avanti le sue tre fabbriche, cercando qualche nuovo amore, e sbirciando le bellezze femminili. Ma quest'anno vi è una novità: arriva il nipote Milo, rimasto orfano, timido e nullatenente. Milo fa colpo sulla figlia Francesca, sulla moglie Piera e perfino sulla cuoca Doris e cerca di approfittarne per migliorare il suo status, ma non ci riesce e quando racconta il tutto allo zio Carlo, fingendo si tratti della moglie e della figlia di un amico, si sente consigliare, scherzando, di far morire il padre e marito che è malato... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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SINS IN THE FAMILY (Bruno Gaburro, 1974) **1/2
8 March 2007 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

I haven't watched that many of the endless stream of sex comedies that emanated from Italy since the early 60s: despite being looked down on because of their inherent vulgarity, these films have become cult items (many are now available on Italian DVD, including SINS IN THE FAMILY itself) and, in any case, they managed to popularize a spate of enthusiastic comic actors and willing female starlets.

The film under review (co-written by Lianella Carell, a former actress who had appeared in one of the undisputed masterpieces of Italian cinema – Vittorio De Sica's BICYCLE THIEVES [1948], whose Criterion SE I've just ordered via the ongoing Deep Discount sale) features a couple of them: Jenny Tamburi, whose acting ability seemed greater than that of many of her colleagues (eerily enough, the day on which I watched this marked the first anniversary of her death!) and Renzo Montagnani (whose first starring role this was and which virtually proved a template for most of his subsequent vehicles). Still, the film was perhaps slightly elevated for its type, as the cast also featured Juliette Mayniel (of EYES WITHOUT A FACE [1959] and also the mother of Vittorio Gassman's son, Alessandro) and real-life couple Michele Placido and Simonetta Stefanelli (best-known for playing Michael Corleone's ill-fated first wife in THE GODFATHER [1972]); it is, in fact, comparable to some of the more serious efforts that I'd watched from this subgenre – namely GRAZIE ZIA (1968) and LA SEDUZIONE (1973; also co-starring Tamburi).

The plot - a sort of parody on Pasolini's THEOREM (1968) - deals with the lifestyle of a petit bourgeois family being disrupted by the arrival of relative Placido; while Montagnani forsakes his middle-aged wife Mayniel for the attentions of lusty young maid Stefanelli, Placido takes turns getting involved with Mayniel, Stefanelli herself and, above all, the couple's wild teenage daughter Tamburi. Apart from a typically lively score by Guido and Maurizio De Angelis, the film contains a number of undeniably hilarious moments (all provided by Montagnani) – his exclamation of "Gold" whenever he sees a naked body; his peeping through the keyhole of the bathroom door (mistaking his showering elderly gardener for the maid!); the seaside outing where he pretends to have a cramp so as to attract the maid's attention and nearly drowns; his account of a miserly relative who, to spare the expense of erecting a memorial at the burial place of the latter's grandfather, decides to leave the old man's head exposed!; replying to the advise given him by his doctor/best friend with an invitation for both to go f*** themselves; insulting what he thinks to be the Finnish delegate before him, only to be told that the woman is actually the interpreter, etc.


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