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Boccaccio '70 (1962)

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Inspired by The Decameron, this is a series of three slice-of-life stories revolving around the sex games of the middle class. The first, directed by Federico Fellini, is entitled "The Temptation of Dr. Antonio." The second, directed by Luchino Visconti, is "The Bet," about a very uncommon housewife. The third is "The Raffle," by Vittorio De Sica, and is not up to the quality of the first two.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Art House & International, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By: , , ,
Written By: Luchino Visconti, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Cesare Zavattini, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio Flaiano
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On DVD: Apr 26, 2005
Runtime:
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Cast

Luigi Giuliani
as Gaetano [The Raffle]
Tomás Milian
as Count Ottavio
Alfio Vita
as Cuspet
Romolo Valli
as [The Job]
Peppino De Filippo
as Dr. Antonio
Dante Maggio
as Foreman
Paolo Stoppa
as [The Job]
Germano Giglioli
as Renzo [Renzo and Luc...
Marisa Solinas
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
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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.

YLOWBSTARDreturns
Michael S

Super Reviewer

½

I wish Loren and Fellini had actually made a movie together. They did not, but Fellini's film, The Temptation of Dr. Antonio, is classic Fellini. I didn't care much for the other two films.

jazzmonk
Morris Nelms

Super Reviewer

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