This slow-paced gem is about the civilizing influence of Italy on beleaguered Londoners both male and female and has its own civilizing influence on the viewer. It's almost like taking a little mini-trip to Italy, a gorgeously filmed enchantment. Written by
It's April in Italy, and anything can happen...even love.
Did You Know?
Some of the flowers, especially the Wisteria (which forms an important part of the story, were fake. The producers speak about this in the DVD's commentary. See more
Near the beginning of the film, the vase of flowers at the dining table repeatedly changes between shots. See more
Lady Caroline, housekeeping for a party that includes my wife - you render me speechless! You do know she's the daughter of Lord Dester, THE Lord Dester?
Ah! Well that accounts for it then. The botch-up her father made in his department during the war was a national scandal!
They never could actually prove anything.
Spoofed in Stiff Upper Lips
Chanson de Matin
Composed by Edward Elgar See more