A husband and wife lock their diaries in a drawer and also know that they read each other's entries, a device which takes them from one sexual encounter to another.

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Teresa Rolfe
Franco Branciaroli ...
Laszlo Apony
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Lisa Rolfe
Armando Marra
Maria Grazia Bon ...
Giulietta
Gino Cavalieri ...
Don Rusetto
Piero Bortoluzzi ...
Memo Longobardi
Irma Veithen ...
L'infirmière
Eolo Capritti
Maria Pia Colonnello
Milly Corinaldi ...
Giustina
Edgardo Fugagnoli
Luciano Gasper
Giovanni Michelagnoli ...
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A husband and wife lock their diaries in a drawer and also know that they read each other's entries, a device which takes them from one sexual encounter to another.

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Together they explored and fulfilled each other's deepest and most erotic desires!

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19 October 1983 (Italy)  »

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A Chave do Ciúme  »

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Director Tinto Brass used footage from this movie for L'uomo che guarda (1994). See more »

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In the scene Laszlo shows Nino how to use an instant camera. That was not possible in the period the story takes place (Mussolini's fascist Italy). They are using a Polaroid Land Camera model 95 and its production was from 1948 to 1953. See more »

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Nino Rolfe: [while his wife sleeps] When did you ever give me this flesh that sets my prick on fire?
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Version of Kagi (1959) See more »

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Maramao perchà sei morto
by Consiglio, Panzeri
Published by Melodi
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this fairly explicit film is about eroticism and not in the main erotic itself
30 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a most accomplished and underrated film from Tinto Brass. There are several reasons why the very mention of the director's name will cause many to stop reading right now. His association with Caligula and Salon Kitty and of course his later joyfully, and uncompromisingly erotic later works do not suggest this might be a 'serious' film maker. However, for me, the most difficult aspect was coming to terms with the fact that this has been transposed from the writer, Junichiro Tanizaki's Japanese homeland to a wintry Venice. The whole notion of a couple each keeping a sexual diary (locked up but knowingly made available) as a way of communicating their hopes and desires is so not the way we consider Italians likely to behave. But, never mind, the film is great enough to overcome this and in no time I was under the spell of the beautiful and prestigious actress, Stefania Sandrelli and to a lesser extent by Frank Finlay. I should also clarify the point that this fairly explicit film is about eroticism and not in the main erotic itself. Mr Brass does, of course, indulge himself quite a few lingering shots of certain parts of Sandrelli's anatomy but I'm sure nobody would grudge him that, certainly not I.


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