Boccaccio '70 (1962)

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Three renowned Italian filmmakers present contemporary versions on the stories of the famed author Boccaccio in this dramatic anthology. The segments include Vittorio De Sica's "The Raffle," Lucino Visconti's "The Job," and Federico Fellini's fantastical "The Temptation of Dr. Antonio."

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Cesare Zavattini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano, Federico Fellini
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On DVD: Apr 26, 2005
Runtime:

Cast


as Gaetano [The Raffle]

as Count Ottavio

as Cuspet

as [The Job]

as Dr. Antonio

as Foreman

as [The Job]

as Renzo [Renzo and Luc...

as Luciana [Renzo and L...
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Critic Reviews for Boccaccio '70

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

De Sica and Monicelli went for broader, more traditional comedic effect -- less pretentious, but perhaps inevitably in this company, less memorable.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

It has glamour, sophistication, color, wit and sensuality (not necessarily in that order), all of which blend very well in the enveloping air of a facility that is to be devoted to the showing of sophisticated films.

Full Review… | July 30, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

...wonderful little time capsules of Italy in the early '60s [which] offer a look at different aspects of love and lust,

Full Review… | November 12, 2011
Playback:stl

Like most anthology films, it has its ups and downs, though the ups generally outweigh the downs.

Full Review… | October 14, 2011
Combustible Celluloid

Contrived and spotty.

Full Review… | April 10, 2008
TV Guide's Movie Guide

All inferences to the famous poet aside, Boccaccio '70 is a celebration of the opposite sex, a foursome of testaments to the undying connection between women and life.

Full Review… | July 30, 2005
DVDTalk.com

Audience Reviews for Boccaccio '70

These four segments by four auteurs are pure comic delight!

bookmunki
Stefanie C

Super Reviewer

Enticing film from the Italian Masters.

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Michael S

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