6.1/10
750
1 user 3 critic

Time for Loving (1983)

Sapore di mare (original title)
Trailer
3:10 | Trailer
Summer stories from the beaches of Tuscany.

Director:

Carlo Vanzina
Reviews
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Christmas holidays on the snow of Cortina D'Ampezzo. Mario, a guy from Rome who has not much money, falls in love with the American Samantha, the girlfriend of hypochondriac Roberto. Billo,... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Jerry Calà, Christian De Sica, Karina Huff
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of students from the San Crispino school for boys take a holiday in the United States, traveling from New York trough Utah all the way to Los Angeles. Young Father Don Buro (... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Jerry Calà, Christian De Sica, Claudio Amendola
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

More summer stories from the beaches of Tuscany.

Director: Bruno Cortini
Stars: Gianni Ansaldi, Angelo Cannavacciolo, Massimo Ciavarro
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three episodes held together by a common element: a car rented by three different characters.

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Christian De Sica, Jerry Calà, Massimo Boldi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A series of vignettes set in a huge shopping mall.

Directors: Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia
Stars: Enrico Montesano, Nino Manfredi, Lino Banfi
I pompieri (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In the barracks of the "Settecamini" fire brigade in Rome, the shabby Squadra 17 tackles missions with resounding failures, waiting in vain for a chance for redemption.

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Lino Banfi, Massimo Boldi
I fichissimi (1981)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Mechanic Romeo and grocery deliverer Felice lead two rival gangs and the local discotheque is not big enough for the both of them. When Romeo falls for Felice's sister, conveniently called ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Jerry Calà, Diego Abatantuono, Simona Mariani
Tifosi (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Four different stories about italian football team's supporter.

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Massimo Boldi, Christian De Sica, Diego Abatantuono
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The misadventures of three soccer fans, all played by Abatantuono.

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Massimo Boldi, Teo Teocoli
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A dentist, a car salesman, a lawyer and a PR man, who idolize Gianni Agnelli, FIAT chairman, decide to spend their holidays in Cortina D'Ampezzo, a famous ski-resort in Italy.

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Jerry Calà, Christian De Sica, Massimo Boldi
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Milanese and Naples people go to Cortina d'Ampezzo on Christmas holidays

Director: Carlo Vanzina
Stars: Massimo Boldi, Christian De Sica, Megan Gale
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

During the holidays of Christmas, three groups of funny characters depart from Italy to spend the Christmas season in New York City.

Director: Neri Parenti
Stars: Christian De Sica, Sabrina Ferilli, Massimo Ghini
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jerry Calà ... Luca
Virna Lisi ... Adriana Balestra
Christian De Sica ... Felicino
Marina Suma Marina Suma ... Marina
Angelo Cannavacciolo Angelo Cannavacciolo ... Paolo
Karina Huff ... Susan
Isabella Ferrari ... Selvaggia
Gianni Ansaldi Gianni Ansaldi ... Gianni
Giorgia Fiorio Giorgia Fiorio ... Giorgia
Giorgio Vignali ... Maurizio
Ugo Bologna ... Commendator Carraro
Ennio Antonelli Ennio Antonelli ... Morino
Enio Drovandi Enio Drovandi ... Cecco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paolo Baroni Paolo Baroni
Gianfranco Barra
Edit

Storyline

Summer stories from the beaches of Tuscany.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

17 February 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Time for Loving See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The story is set in 1964, but most of the songs included in the soundtrack were released in 1966, 1967 and 1968. There is also a radio announcement about Felice Gimondi's victory at Tour De France, which happened in 1965, and the sudden news of the death in a car accident of Fred Buscaglione, Italian singer-songwriter, that had actually happened in winter 1960. See more »

Connections

Followed by Sapore di mare 2 - Un anno dopo (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Non ho l'età
Written by Mario Panzeri and Nicola Salerno (as Nisa)
Performed by Gigliola Cinquetti
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
American Graffiti, Italian style
9 November 2005 | by michael_mckennaSee all my reviews

"American Graffiti, Italian style" pretty well describes this movie. Like "American Graffiti", this movie also takes place in the early 1960s and involves a gang of teenagers having fun in the summertime against a backdrop of oldies. There's mischief, mayhem, fun and falling in love. The movie actually has more in common with the beach movies of the early 1960s since it does take place around a beach resort.

The music is rock & roll, Italian style, with lots of original hits of the era from the Italian Hit Parade, which oddly, has a lot in common with good old American rock & roll. For anyone who enjoys early rock & roll and is adventurous enough to check out what the rock scene was like in Italy when Kennedy was in the White House, the soundtrack of this movie is a good place to start. It was available on LP and today, it may be available on CD.

I never knew this movie was ever marketed to American audiences. I wonder how the dubbing turned out. As for me, I saw the movie in its original Italian version, which was fine with me.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed