Of Wayward Love

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1962
  • Running time: 125 min
L'amore difficile (internationally released as Of Wayward Love and as Sex Can Be Difficult) is a 1962 Italian comedy anthology film. The film represents the directorial debut of the four authors, that however were all experienced in other areas of the... read more

L'amore difficile (internationally released as Of Wayward Love and as Sex Can Be Difficult) is a 1962 Italian comedy anthology film. The film represents the directorial debut of the four authors, that however were all experienced in other areas of the cinematographic industry (Manfredi and Bonucci as actors, Lucignani and Sollima as writers). The four episodes are based on short stories of well-known Italian novelists ( Mario Soldati, Alberto Moravia, Italo Calvino and Ercole Patti) and share the themes of love and betrayal. The film was co-produced with West Germany where it was released with the title Schwierige Liebe.

Original Release

12/29/1962

US Release

03/23/1964

Cast

Enrico Maria Salerno L'uomo (segment "Le donne")
Claudia Mori La squillo (segment "Le donne")
Catherine Spaak Valeria (segment "Le donne")
Vittorio Gassman L'avvocato (segment "L'avaro")
Nadja Tiller La moglie del ricco decaduto (segment "L'avaro")
Lilla Brignone Anna (segment "L'avaro")
Adriano Rimoldi Il marito (segment "L'avaro")
Nino Manfredi Il soldato (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Fulvia Franco La vedova (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Bernhard Wicki Hans (segment "Il serpente")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alberto Bonucci, Luciano Lucignani, Nino Manfredi, Sergio Sollima

Writers

Italo Calvino, Fabio Carpi, Sandro Continenza, Renato Mainardi, Nino Manfredi, Alberto Moravia, Giuseppe Orlandini, Ercole Patti, Guglielmo Santangelo, Ettore Scola, Mario Soldati

Cast

Enrico Maria Salerno L'uomo (segment "Le donne")
Claudia Mori La squillo (segment "Le donne")
Catherine Spaak Valeria (segment "Le donne")
Vittorio Gassman L'avvocato (segment "L'avaro")
Nadja Tiller La moglie del ricco decaduto (segment "L'avaro")
Lilla Brignone Anna (segment "L'avaro")
Adriano Rimoldi Il marito (segment "L'avaro")
Nino Manfredi Il soldato (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Fulvia Franco La vedova (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Bernhard Wicki Hans (segment "Il serpente")
Lilli Palmer Hilde Brenner (segment "Il serpente")
Gastone Moschin Maresciallo (segment "Il serpente")
Luigi Borghese
Sandro Dori Train passenger (segment "L'avventura di un soldato")
Giuseppe Grasso
Annamaria Mustari (as Anna Maria Mustari)
Corrado Olmi Carabiniere (segment "Il serpente")
Rosita Pisano
Marcella Punturi
Carolina Sdruscia

Producers

Editors

Eraldo Da Roma

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