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White Voices (1964)

Le voci bianche (original title)
In 18th century Rome, a young man in a choir of castrati falls for the beautiful wife of a powerful aristocrat.
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Credited cast:
Paolo Ferrari Paolo Ferrari ... Meo
Sandra Milo ... Carolina
Graziella Granata Graziella Granata ... Teresa
Anouk Aimée ... Lorenza
Vittorio Caprioli ... Matteuccio
Jeanne Valérie ... Maria
Philippe Leroy ... Don Ascanio
Barbara Steele ... Guilia
Leopoldo Trieste ... 'Orapronobbi'
Jacqueline Sassard ... Eugenia
Claudio Gora ... Marchionne
Jean Tissier ... Principe Savello
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luigi Basagaluppi Luigi Basagaluppi ... Peppino Alabastri - the castrato
Giulio Battiferri Giulio Battiferri ... Meo's Father
Alfredo Bianchini Alfredo Bianchini ... The Master of the castrati
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In 18th century Rome, a young man in a choir of castrati falls for the beautiful wife of a powerful aristocrat.

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The Comedy That Makes You Blush

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Italian censorship visa # 43008 delivered on 11-7-1964. See more »

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I thought this was a comedy
23 April 2006 | by ali-37See all my reviews

I can't quite get the previous reviewer because when I saw this movie in the Apollo theater on 42nd Street,back in the '60's, it was billed as a comedy. It was a hilarious sex romp. The hero who pretended to be a castrati would romp with the wives of the senators who thought their mates were safe with him. It was a typical Italian comedy with some sad overtones and an unhappy ending but still enjoyable. Oddly enough, my husband saw it in Okinawa when he was serving there. He is the only other person I know who saw this movie. He, too, found it hilarious. I wish they would put this and other Italian classics like Made in Italy on DVD.


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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 August 1964 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

White Voices See more »

Filming Locations:

Roma, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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