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Il comune senso del pudore (1976)

The film is divided into four episodes that blends sex and comedy.


Alberto Sordi


Rodolfo Sonego (screenplay), Rodolfo Sonego (story) | 2 more credits »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Sordi ... Giacinto / Husband (Ep.1)
Rossana Di Lorenzo Rossana Di Lorenzo ... Erminia / Wife (Ep.2)
Cochi Ponzoni Cochi Ponzoni ... Ottavio Caramessa (Ep.2)
Florinda Bolkan ... Dr. Davoli / Publisher (Ep.2)
Gisela Hahn ... Ursula / Secretary (Ep.2)
Silvia Dionisio ... Orchidea / Typist (Ep.2)
Dagmar Lassander ... Ingrid / Secretary (Ep.2)--Actress 'Lady Chatterley'-(Ep.4)
Claudia Cardinale ... Armida / Magistrate's wife (Ep.3)
Pino Colizzi Pino Colizzi ... Tiziano / Magistrate (Ep.3) (as Giuseppe Colizzi)
Philippe Noiret ... Giuseppe / producer (Ep.4)
Manfred Freyberger Manfred Freyberger ... Fritz / Marito di Ingrid / Ingrid's husband (Ep.4)
Giacomo Furia Giacomo Furia ... Lattanzi / Direttore di produzione del film Lady Chatterley / Production director of the film Lady Chatterley
Ugo Gregoretti ... Critico / Critical #1
Giulio Cesare Castello Giulio Cesare Castello ... Critico / Critical #2
Marina Cicogna Marina Cicogna ... Una consulente / A consultant


There are four episodes: ***** Episode 1: Worker Giacinto and his wife, Erminia decide to celebrate their twentieth anniversary by watching a movie at the cinema for the first time in years. However, the period in which they live is dotted by the deployment of a large number of pornographic films and the two, being simpletons, run into a projection at red lights. ***** Episode 2: Assumed as the new director of a pornographic magazine, Ottavio, an intellectual from the province, suddenly jumps from misery to well-being. Sexy publisher Dr Davoli made him sign many paper without reading any of them. However, his cuffs soon snap into his wrists. He does not regret it, however, convinced as he is of fighting a noble battle against the obscurantism. ***** Episode 3: Armida, wife of a young magistrate, a bitter enemy of the obscene press, is attracted, like the hypocritical supporters of the moralizing campaign of her husband, by porn magazines. From her reading she will come out transformed...

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Release Date:

10 April 1976 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Common Sense of Modesty See more »

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Production Co:

Rizzoli Film See more »
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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