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Divorce Italian Style

Divorzio all'italiana

Directed by Pietro Germi
Italy, 1961
Comedy

Synopsis

In Pietro Germi’s hilarious and cutting satire of Sicilian male-chauvinist culture, Baron Ferdinando Cefalù (Marcello Mastroianni) longs to marry his nubile young cousin Angela (Stefania Sandrelli), but one obstacle stands in his way: his fatuous and fawning wife, Rosalia (Daniela Rocca).

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Divorce Italian Style Directed by Pietro Germi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1962 | Winner: Best Comedy

Academy Awards

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Leading Role

1963 | Winner: Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

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