Seven mini-stories of adultery: "Funeral Possession", a wayward widow at her husband's funeral; "Amateur Night", angry wife becomes a streetwalker out of revenge; "Two Against One", seemingly prudish girl turns out otherwise; "Super Simone", wife vainly attempts to divert her over-engrossed writer husband; "At the Opera", a battle over a supposedly exclusive dress; "Suicides", a death pact; and "Snow", would-be suitor is actually a private detective hired by jealous husband.Written by
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Sir Michael Caine, who played a private detective, hired by a jealous husband to spy on Shirley MacLaine, has no dialogue in this movie. Even when he reports his surveillance mission calling from a telephone booth, his voice remains unheard. See more »
In "The Suicides" vignette, the characters scrawl a French profanity on the wall of their hotel room, yet when they play a long scene in front of a mirror in which the word is reflected, the word doesn't appear backwards as it normally would. See more »
All right, which one did it? Which one touched me?
Cenci (segment "Two Against One"):
I'm as still as a statue! Ants could even crawl on me!
MacCormack (segment "Two Against One"):
Well, I was fallin' asleep!
It's a disgrace! You ought to be ashamed! You have sent a dream up in smoke - destroyed a spiritual relationship. A friendship, reverting to the age of the caveman. Look at you! Look at you - insensitive mummies! And we wonder why there are still wars? - - And in front of two creatures, the likes of you, I don't even have the courage to show myself as God made me. ...
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A film directed by the great Vittorio de Sica with Shirley MacLaine! How exciting I thought. Then, every episode has Shirley with a different leading man, Peter Sellers, Alan Arkin, Michael Caine, Vittorio Gassman, Rossano Brazzi, etc, etc. Well, it was too good to be true. The stories are slight and I kept waiting for a bit of ooph. Okay, no. No oomph really but it has moments. Michael Caine and Shirley in a moving comedy of errors for instance and it has her, Shirley MacLaine and that in itself makes it a must because she'll be there for us , seven times, one hundred per cent.
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