Il bell’Antonio

Directed by Mauro Bolognini On May 1st at 20:00

Italy - 1960 - 105’ - black & white - Italian with English subtitles
With Marcello Mastroianni, Claudia Cardinale, Pierre Brasseur, Rina Morelli, Tomas Milian, Fulvia Mammi, Patrizia Bini, Anna Arena

Pier Paolo Pasolini and Gino Visentini (based on a novel by Vitaliano Brancati)
Armando Nannuzzi
Nino Baragli
Piero Piccioni
Produced by :
Alfredo Bini, Cino Del Duca
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Antonio is every woman’s dream man. His reputation of a ladies’ man runs in the family. After failing to find a job in Rome, he returns to his native Sicily and falls under the spell of the young and rich Barbara whom he ends up marrying. But their union won’t last long as Barbara discovers he is impotent. Antonio’s whole reputation is at stake.

festivals & awards


Golden Leopard, 1960 Locarno Film Festival