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Miranda (1985)

In this erotic comedy, Miranda is the landlady of a small country tavern who is looking for a husband, and tries out a variety of men for size.

Director:

Tinto Brass

Writers:

Tinto Brass, Carlo Goldoni (play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Serena Grandi ... Miranda
Andrea Occhipinti ... Berto (as Andrea Occhipin')
Franco Interlenghi ... Carlo
Andy J. Forest Andy J. Forest ... Norman (as Andy J. Forrest)
Franco Branciaroli Franco Branciaroli ... Tony
Malisa Longo
Laura Sassi Laura Sassi
Isabelle Illiers ... Gabrielle
Luciana Cirenei Luciana Cirenei
Jean René Lemoine Jean René Lemoine
Mauro Paladini Mauro Paladini
Enzo Turrin Enzo Turrin
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Storyline

With her husband still missing since WWII, the voluptuous innkeeper, Miranda, runs the business all alone, somewhere in a small late-1940s' town outside Venice. Now, a widow, Miranda refuses to get married again, waiting for the return of her husband; however, hers is an idle promise because, in the meantime, she keeps an affair with the young transporter Berto, under the watchful eye of Tony, her secret admirer. With an ample supply of lovers, Miranda will console herself for her loss by searching for the right man--and without any inhibition--she will pick the most promising ones from a wide array of potential husbands of all ages, to submit them to her erotic trials. Eventually, over a period of one year, the quest for the proper lover will include diverse suitors, one for each season, all claiming a place in Miranda's heart. Sooner or later, the search will end, but in the end, who will be the most suitable one standing next to the beautiful Miranda at the church? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

An Erotic Comedy That Followed Tinto Brass' "Caligula" and "The Key".

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

15 October 1985 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Miranda - Die Wirtin vom Po See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

San Francisco Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Berto: I love you, Miranda. I love you!
Miranda: You are not the only one...
Berto: The old man again, right?
Miranda: Sure, he loves me too. Look, pretty nice ring.
Berto: Get rid of it, you hear?
Miranda: Are you crazy? It's mine!
Berto: You are a...
Miranda: Say it, go on. It gets me all excited.
Berto: Slut, whore, bitch!
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Connections

References Fiamma che non si spegne (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

BUTTA LA CHIAVE
by Chioso - Van Wood
Published by Leonardi - ABC
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typical Tinto Brass flick
18 May 2012 | by sarwatesmSee all my reviews

Tinto Brass. The Italian Master of eroticism is at it again. Leading ladies with hairy armpits putting their assets on show for all who care to see and the camera work will be almost the same in all the movies that you actually know what will follow next. Mr. Brass is certainly fond of women's rears, hairy genitals and armpits, top heavy females and show all this from different angles thru mirrors and massage. The scenes and situations are so alike that it is safe to say that if you have seen one you have seem them all.

But at the same time, his choice of heroins is vary good and so far all the leading ladies had real bodies (no fake or silicone). He is also vary best at showing the nudity which can be called erotic and sensual. And the music in his films is also good. In Miranda the dance number played at the beach is quite good and I think the same number is tried again in his another movie as well. All in all you actually enjoy watching and he grips you with his camera work and entertain you fully.Because outside Brass the soft porn flicks made are hopeless. 7 out of 10 from me. go and enjoy on a weekend.


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