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La vergine, il toro e il capricorno (1977)

A gorgeous housewife who plots mischievous revenge against her philandering husband, a powerful businessman. Gioia (Fenech may be a stunner, but that doesn't stop her husband Gianni (... See full summary »

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Gioia Ferretti
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Gianni Ferretti
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Felice Spezzaferri
Olga Bisera ...
Enrica
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Erna Schurer ...
Tourist with Patrizio
Michele Gammino ...
Raffaele
Mario Carotenuto ...
Pietro Guzzini
Giacomo Rizzo ...
Peppino Ruotolo
Fiammetta Baralla ...
Aida, the Maid
Gianfranco Barra ...
Alberto Scapicolli
Lars Bloch ...
American Professor
Sabina De Guida ...
Marquess at the dance
Ria De Simone ...
Signora Scapicolli
Adriana Facchetti ...
Guzzoni's Wife
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A gorgeous housewife who plots mischievous revenge against her philandering husband, a powerful businessman. Gioia (Fenech may be a stunner, but that doesn't stop her husband Gianni (Alberto Lionello) from attempting to seduce any woman who crosses his path. Upon deciding that a taste of his own medicine may serve Gianni well, lusty Gioia recruits handsome stranger Patrizio (Ray Lovelock) in teaching her husband that it pays to remain faithful Written by lament

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3 February 1977 (Italy)  »

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The Virgo, the Taurus and the Capricorn  »

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Italian censorship visa # 69729 delivered on 3-2-1977. See more »

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Referenced in Berlinguer: I Love You (1977) See more »

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Fenech the Great
16 January 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Virgo, the Taurus and the Capricon, The (1977)

** (out of 4)

Italian sex-comedy has Edwige Fenech playing a housewife who learns that her husband (Alberto Lionello) is cheating on her. At first she just makes him made by flashing her breasts to men but after he does it again she sets her eyes on a good looking gigilo. The latest DVD release features this film uncut with the option of an English or Italian track but those details might not be too important nor is the comedy because the main draw of this film is the body of Fenech. If you're wanting to see the beauty naked then you've come to the right picture because there's plenty of that. As far as the film itself goes, it's really nothing too special. With the idea of a husband cheating on Fenech you have to use your imagination but this does lead to some nice funny moments with the husband running around town trying to catch up with her before she can sleep with someone else. Other funny sequences includes the one where Fenech decides to show her breasts to other men in front of the husband. Lionello does a pretty good job in the role of the husband even though he wildly overacts but this is something that seems to be the case in terms of all male performances from the films I've seen from this genre. As for Fenech, she's as charming as ever and she looks as great as ever. She isn't shy when it comes to showing off her wonderful body and that happens throughout the majority of the running time. A lesser actress would have made this film pretty much worthless but fans of hers will certainly want to check this out.


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