movietime - comedyCOMEDY / PROD: 1963 / R.TIME: 110 ' / black-white


Luciano Salce


Ugo Tognazzi - Barbara Steele - Umberto D'Orsi


Italian, French, German


A fascinating film dealing with a universal problem, the enigma of what happens to the ardor and joy of closeness of a man and woman in love after a period of married life. What happens to their relationship? Why is it different than before? Gianni finds married life quite intolerable. Maretta tries everything in her power to save their relationship but finds her husband to be a shallow and frivolous man. By mutual agreement they decide to revert to living as lovers, which turns out to be a great idea and the only way they can stay together