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Sex Can Be Difficult (1962)

L'amore difficile (original title)
A journalist could marry the daughter of a tycoon, but prefers a married woman. An attorney renounces her lover by greed. A soldier tries to approach a widow on a train. A German couple looking for adventure aim for the wrong target.

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Italo Calvino (story), Fabio Carpi (dialogue) | 14 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Enrico Maria Salerno ... L'uomo (segment "Le donne")
Claudia Mori ... La squillo (segment "Le donne")
Catherine Spaak ... Valeria (segment "Le donne")
Vittorio Gassman ... L'avvocato (segment "L'avaro")
Nadja Tiller ... La moglie del ricco decaduto (segment "L'avaro")
Lilla Brignone Lilla Brignone ... Anna (segment "L'avaro")
Adriano Rimoldi ... Il marito (segment "L'avaro")
Nino Manfredi ... Il soldato (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Fulvia Franco Fulvia Franco ... La vedova (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Bernhard Wicki ... Hans (segment "Il serpente")
Lilli Palmer ... Hilde Brenner (segment "Il serpente")
Gastone Moschin ... Maresciallo (segment "Il serpente")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luigi Borghese Luigi Borghese
Sandro Dori Sandro Dori ... Train passenger (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Giuseppe Grasso Giuseppe Grasso
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A journalist could marry the daughter of a tycoon, but prefers a married woman. An attorney renounces her lover by greed. A soldier tries to approach a widow on a train. A German couple looking for adventure aim for the wrong target.

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Three Women...Three Tales See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

29 December 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Erotica See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 39109 delivered on 21-12-1962. See more »

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La luna 'n mezz'o mare
Written by Paolo Citarella
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an Italian sex comedy in four segments
10 November 2011 | by jonathan_lippmanSee all my reviews

Another one of those multi segment multi star Italian sex comedies popular in the 60s featuring a cast of beautiful popular film stars of European cinema of the day. The best segment is the one on the train involving a soldier and a beautiful widow in the same compartment, hilarious BUT the film is blessed by the presence of the enchanting Miss Lilli Palmer, my personal favorite actress. Her segment is not the best but she is fabulous as usual. There is also the presence of the lovely Catherine Spaak, a shorter career than many of her contemporaries but she is nonetheless a European screen beauty of her era and very very sexy in a subtle way. Not a great film but more than a few chuckles.


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