Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society. A superstar actress travels to a mountain resort, only to evoke jealousy from women and lust from men. A woman offers to take an injured man to the hospital. A widowed father and his son seek for a new wife and mother. A man seeks revenge for a woman's honor. A bored housewife tries to explain to her husband that he's not as romantic as he used to be.Written by
The Clint Eastwood incident was humorously referenced in Fellini's segment of the anthology movie Spirits of the Dead (1968). Terence Stamp played an actor arriving in Rome to do a movie, and as they leave the airport to go into the city, he suddenly sits up and asks where his Ferrari is. He was promised a Ferrari. See more »
But I wanna hurt you, darling. I wanna destroy you, annihilate you, eat you up, swallow you.
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This one's a big-named Dog. The last segment, with Mangano and Clint Eastwood, is at least interesting, if only for a look at baby Clint, but ultimately goes nowhere. Big style, substance missing in action. Trivia note: in the first segment, filmed in Kitzbuhel, Austria, one of the press photogs is a Kitzbuhel local who was a ski instructor at the time, according to my husband who lived in Kitzbuhel around the same period. Yawn. I kept hoping something profound would happen. Hope was dashed. The Italians have a perfect word for this: Stupidagine!
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