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Four Times That Night (1971)

Quante volte... quella notte (original title)
R | | Comedy, Romance | August 1972 (USA)
A night of attempted seduction is recalled from the perspectives of the woman, the man, a lecherous doorman and a psychoanalyst.

Director:

Mario Bava

Writers:

Mario Moroni (screenplay), Charles Ross (screenplay) (as Carl Ross) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Daniela Giordano ... Tina Bryant
Brett Halsey ... Gianni Prada / John Price
Dick Randall ... The Doorman
Valeria Sabel Valeria Sabel ... Sonia Bryant
Michael Hinz ... Unconfirmed Role (credit only)
Rainer Basedow Rainer Basedow ... Lorenzo / Jack Halaby
Brigitte Skay ... Mumu
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... The Scientist
Pascale Petit ... Esmeralda
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Storyline

While walking in the park with her dog in Castel Fusano, Tina flirts with Gianni, a playboy in a fancy sport car. They schedule a date for that evening, and she wears her most elegant and expensive dress. They go to a night club, where they meet some of Gianni's friends: Duccio, Sergio and Pino. Gianni tries to abuse her, but she manages to escape, returns home and tells her version of the facts to her mother, Sofia who is more worried about how she has torn the expensive and elegant dress than for her daughter. Gianni returns to the restaurant with some suspicious scratches on his forehead, he claims to have conquered the girl who had to leave first. The doorman of Gianni's palace tells a completely different version stating that the two entered at night bringing with them two friends named Giorgio and Esmeralda, finally even a psychoanalyst exposes his version of the facts. But the truth is revealed at the end.

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Taglines:

"But mother, he locked the door!" "I'm innocent! I didn't do anything!" "They're lying, I saw the whole thing thru my binoculars!" "You know something? They're all crazy!" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Shot in 1969. See more »

Quotes

Duccio: ...and the girls were left in the living room. They were both magnificent, believe me! Either one could shorten your life by 10 years.
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Connections

Featured in Eurotika!: So Sweet, So Perverse (1999) See more »

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Four Versions of the Same Story
16 July 2009 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

While walking in the park with her dog, Tina Brandt (Daniela Giodarno) is flirted by the playboy Gianni Prada (Brett Halsey) in his fancy sport car. They schedule a date for the night, and Tina dresses her elegant and expensive dress. They go to a night club to dance and Tina returns home late night. Her mother Sofia (Valeria Sabel) sees Tina sneaking with her dress torn apart and Tina tells that Gianni tried to rape her. On the next morning, Gianni tells a different story to his friend. Later, the doorman (Dick Randall) tells another version of the story. Last but not the least, the possible truth is disclosed.

"Four Times That Night" is a surprisingly delightful and erotic romantic comedy of the master of horror and thriller Mario Bava. The plot brings an immediate association with "Rashômon", with four versions of the same story told by four different people. Daniela Giordano, the former Miss Italy 1966, is gorgeous, sexy and hot and it is delightful to see her wearing miniskirts or naked. In 1991, Elizabeth Perkins and Kevin Bacon filmed "He Said, She Said" where they are reporters and give their perspective and opinion of the same event in a variation of this storyline. My vote is seven.

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Release Date:

August 1972 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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