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Fantasma d'amore (1981)

Over two decades after their affair ended, a married man is haunted by the presence of his former lover.

Director:

Dino Risi

Writers:

Bernardino Zapponi (screenplay), Dino Risi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marcello Mastroianni ... Nino Monti
Romy Schneider ... Anna Brigatti Zighi
Eva Maria Meineke ... Teresa Monti
Wolfgang Preiss ... Conte Zighi (as Wolfgang Price)
Michael Kroecher Michael Kroecher ... Don Gaspare
Paolo Baroni Paolo Baroni ... Ressi
Victoria Zinny ... Loredana
Giampiero Becherelli Giampiero Becherelli ... Prof. Arnaldi
Ester Carloni Ester Carloni
Riccardo Parisio Perrotti Riccardo Parisio Perrotti ... (as R. Parisio Perrotti)
Raf Baldassarre Raf Baldassarre ... Luciano
Maria Simona Peruzzi Maria Simona Peruzzi
Liliana Pacinotti Liliana Pacinotti
Adriana Giuffrè Adriana Giuffrè
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Over two decades after their affair ended, a married man is haunted by the presence of his former lover.

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Country:

Italy | West Germany | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 April 1981 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghost of Love See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Referenced in The Woman Next Door (1981) See more »

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Mastroianni and Schneider are in fine form; delli Colli's photography is beautiful, as is Benny Goodman's playing, but Dino Risi's story and direction are both old fashioned and way over the top.
8 March 2000 | by BOUFSee all my reviews

This elegantly mounted romantic thriller has everything going for it except script and direction. Mastroianni and Schneider are excellent; Tonino delli Colli's photography is appropriately dreamy and atmospheric; Riz Ortolani's haunting themes are beautifully played by Benny Goodman, but Dino Risi's usual ability to combine broad comedy with pithy social comment is absent. The wildly old-fashioned plot machinations get sillier and sillier, until you just want it all to stop.


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