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Le coppie (1970)

Three ordinary couples dealing with surreal situations: buying a refrigerator, celebrating the anniversary in a luxury hotel and co-living with a lion escaped from a zoo.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Alberto Sordi ... Giacinto Colonna (segment "La camera") / Antonio (segment "Il leone")
Monica Vitti ... Adele (segment "Il frigorifero") / Giulia (segment "Il leone")
Enzo Jannacci Enzo Jannacci ... Gavino (segment "Il frigorifero")
Rossana Di Lorenzo Rossana Di Lorenzo ... Erminia Colonna (segment "La Camera")
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Three episodes. The refrigerator. A married couple of two poor emigrant workers spend almost all their money to buy a refrigerator (a must in the '70s). The purchase is too expensive for their familiar balance sheet. To earn some money they decide to go for prostitution. The wife is not so unhappy to the perspective. The room. To celebrate ten years of marriage a couple decides to spend a quick holiday in top luxury hotels in Sardegna. But the fashion luxury VIP world is too hard to enter; they soon will end in prison. The Lion. Two adulterous, Antonio and Giulia, are blocked by a lion, staying on the exit in the place they met. They both have to come back home, but couldn't move because of the lion presence. The critic situation soon drive them to their limit peak, showing their real essence. Written by 1felco

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 December 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Man and Wife See more »

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Documento Film See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Technospes)
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Alternate Versions

The 106 minutes French version deletes the segment "Il Leone". See more »

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Referenced in Play It Again, Sam (1972) See more »

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