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La mandragola (1965)

Adaptation of the comic play by Macchiavelli about a man's attempt to bed a woman unable to have a child by pretending to be a doctor.

Director:

Alberto Lattuada

Writers:

Alberto Lattuada (screenplay), Niccolò Machiavelli (play) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Rosanna Schiaffino ... Lucrezia
Philippe Leroy ... Callimaco
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Ligurio
Totò ... Il Frate
Romolo Valli ... Messer Nicia
Nilla Pizzi Nilla Pizzi ... La Madre
Armando Bandini ... Il servo de Ligurio
Pia Fioretti Pia Fioretti ... La francesina
Jacques Herlin ... Frate Predicatore
Donato Castellaneta Donato Castellaneta ... L'Uomo-Donna
Ugo Attanasio Ugo Attanasio ... Lo Stregone
Luigi Leoni Luigi Leoni
Renato Montalbano Renato Montalbano
Mino Bellei Mino Bellei ... Cliente Osteria
Walter Pinelli Walter Pinelli
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Adaptation of the comic play by Macchiavelli about a man's attempt to bed a woman unable to have a child by pretending to be a doctor.

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They go wild about Rosanna Schiaffino See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 June 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mandragola: The Love Root See more »

Filming Locations:

Urbino, Marche, Italy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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