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      Frisky

      1954 1h 38m Comedy List
      Reviews 67% Audience Score 50+ Ratings Antonio (Vittorio De Sica), transferred to a small central Italian town to take charge of the police force, hopes to settle down once and for all. His eye falls on Maria (Gina Lollobrigida), a vivacious beauty half his age who is infatuated with Pietro (Roberto Risso), one of Antonio's young underlings. While Antonio courts Maria, he is in turn pursued by Annarella (Marisa Merlini), the town midwife. The romantic entanglements work themselves out as the gossiping townsfolk look on. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member The first is better, but here De Sica gives place to all his brilliant acting skills!! I love him! Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Antonio (Vittorio De Sica), transferred to a small central Italian town to take charge of the police force, hopes to settle down once and for all. His eye falls on Maria (Gina Lollobrigida), a vivacious beauty half his age who is infatuated with Pietro (Roberto Risso), one of Antonio's young underlings. While Antonio courts Maria, he is in turn pursued by Annarella (Marisa Merlini), the town midwife. The romantic entanglements work themselves out as the gossiping townsfolk look on.
      Director
      Luigi Comencini
      Producer
      Marcello Girosi
      Screenwriter
      Luigi Comencini, Ettore Maria Margadonna, Vincenzo Talarico
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      Italian
      Release Date (Streaming)
      May 22, 2017
      Runtime
      1h 38m