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Mastroianni and Schneider are in fine form; delli Colli's photography is beautiful, as is Benny Goodman's playing, but Dino Risi's story and direction are both old fashioned and way over the top.
This elegantly mounted romantic thriller has everything going for it except script and direction. Mastroianni and Schneider are excellent; Tonino delli Colli's photography is appropriately dreamy and atmospheric; Riz Ortolani's haunting themes are beautifully played by Benny Goodman, but Dino Risi's usual ability to combine broad comedy with pithy social comment is absent. The wildly old-fashioned plot machinations get sillier and sillier, until you just want it all to stop.
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