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The Queens (1966)

Le fate (original title)
Four unrelated short comedies by four different directors. "Queen Sabina"chronicles the sexual misadventures of a teenage girl on the road home. "Queen Armenia" centers on a self-serving ... See full summary »

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Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay), Tonino Guerra (story) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monica Vitti ... Sabina (segment "Fata Sabina")
Enrico Maria Salerno ... Gianni (segment "Fata Sabina")
Claudia Cardinale ... Armenia (segment "Fata Armenia")
Gastone Moschin ... Dr. Aldini (segment "Fata Armenia")
Raquel Welch ... Elena (segment "Fata Elena")
Jean Sorel ... Luigi (segment "Fata Elena")
Alberto Sordi ... Giovanni (segment "Fata Marta")
Capucine ... Marta (segment "Fata Marta")
Olga Villi Olga Villi ... Countess Rattazzi (segment "Fata Marta")
Anthony Steel ... The Professor (segment "Fata Marta")
Renzo Giovampietro Renzo Giovampietro ... 2nd Motorist (segment "Fata Sabina")
Corrado Olmi Corrado Olmi ... Aldini's Friend (segment "Fata Armenia")
Gigi Ballista Gigi Ballista ... The Priest (segment "Fata Marta")
Clotilde Sakaroff Clotilde Sakaroff ... The Governess (segment "Fata Elena") (as Clothilde Sakharoff)
Nino Marchetti Nino Marchetti ... The Guest (segment "Fata Marta")
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Storyline

Four unrelated short comedies by four different directors. "Queen Sabina"chronicles the sexual misadventures of a teenage girl on the road home. "Queen Armenia" centers on a self-serving opportunistic gypsy babysitter who uses her employer's kids for her own gain. The third episode, "Queen Elena" centers on a husband who learns a lesson about the perils of infidelity after he succumbs to the wiles of the seductive wife next door. The last vignette, "Queen Marta" centers on a wealthy woman who, when drunk, uses her butler as an outlet for her lust.

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Taglines:

The Four Queenly Virtues are Constancy, Fidelity, Chastity and Honor -- See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

10 March 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Queens See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Raquel Welch's voice was dubbed into Italian by another actress. See more »

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3 October 2018 | by rodrig58See all my reviews

Four different stories but having a common theme: Sex. Monica Vitti is seductive as always, in an episode not exactly for her superior value. Claudia Cardinale looks gorgeous and makes a fresh, original role. Raquel Welch it's a sexy presence, like she used to be in almost all her movies. Enrico Maria Salerno, Gastone Moschin and Jean Sorel, exactly in this order, help the three beauties, Vitti, Cardinale, Welch, how they can best. The final episode is the best of all. Thanks to the generous subject and especially thanks to the great acting of Alberto Sordi and the beautiful and talented Capucine.


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