Lady L

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Lady L (Sophia Loren) is an 80-year-old woman who recalls her amorous adventures in flashback in this light sex comedy. While working as a laundress, Lady L falls for the gambler and anarchist Armand (Paul Newman), who gets mixed up with an inept group trying to assassinate the senile Prince Otto (Peter Ustinov). She ends up marrying the suave aristocrat Dicky (David Niven) in this entertaining but uneven feature.

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Cast

Sophia Loren
as Lady Louise Lendale/Lady L
Paul Newman
as Armand Denis
David Niven
as Lord Lendale
Cecil Parker
as Sir Percy
Claude Dauphin
as Inspector Mercier
Philippe Noiret
as Ambroise Gerome
Jean Wiener
as Krajewski
Eugene Deckers
as Koenigstein
Peter Ustinov
as Prince Otto
Sacha Pitoëff
as Bomb-throwing revolutionary
Roger Trapp
as Dubaron
Joseph Dassin
as Police Inspector
Jacques Legras
as Police Inspector
Mario Feliciani
as Italian Anarchist
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Audience Reviews for Lady L

  • Jan 26, 2010
    Received poor critical reviews, but I figured with Sophia Loren & Paul Newman during the '60s there should be SOMEthing worth watching, right? Eh, not so much. Neither seems to be trying very hard, although Loren does light comedy nicely in some scenes with aging makeup to appear 80, but that pretty much defeats the eye candy aspect. Slow paced, dully plotted, and quite inconsequential - there's simply no spark to this movie.
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