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Pane, Amore e Fantasia
     

Pane, Amore e Fantasia

Director: Luigi Comencini

Cast: Vittorio De Sica, Gina Lollobrigida, Marisa Merlini

 
Vittorio De Sica plays the middle-aged marshal of carabiniers in a remote Italian mountain village. He's anxious to marry, and selects young Gina Lollobrigida as his bride; but she is already in love with De Sica's shy subordinate Roberto Risso. Mistaking her headstrong behavior as promiscuity, De Sica makes advances towards her, but she spurns him. Forsaking the girl

Overview

Vittorio De Sica plays the middle-aged marshal of carabiniers in a remote Italian mountain village. He's anxious to marry, and selects young Gina Lollobrigida as his bride; but she is already in love with De Sica's shy subordinate Roberto Risso. Mistaking her headstrong behavior as promiscuity, De Sica makes advances towards her, but she spurns him. Forsaking the girl to the arms of Risso, De Sica decides to settle for village midwife Marisa Merlini. Originally titled Pane, Amore, e Fantasia when released in Italy, Bread, Love and Dreams contains what some regard as Gina Lollobrigida's best and most naturalistic performance. The film's popularity resulted in two sequels, both with Lollobrigida: Pane, Amore e Gelosia (US title: Frisky) and the open-ended Pane, Amore e... (released in the states as Scandal in Sorrento).

Product Details

Release Date:
01/27/2009
UPC:
0812592010073
Original Release:
1953
Source:
Mya Communication
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:32:00

Special Features

Photo gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Vittorio De Sica The Marshal
Gina Lollobrigida The Girl, "Frisky"
Marisa Merlini Midwife, "Annarella"
Virgilio Riento Priest, "Dom Emidio"
Roberto Risso The Carabiniere, "Stelluti"
Memmo Carotenuto Another Carabiniere
Maria Pia Casilio Priest's Niece "Paoletta"
Tina Pica Housekeeper, "Caramel"
Vittoria Crispo The Mother

Technical Credits
Luigi Comencini Director,Screenwriter
Alessandro Cicognini Score Composer
Arturo Gallea Cinematographer
William Girdler Producer
Ettore Maria Margadonna Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bread, Love and Dreams
1. Chapter 1 [7:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:24]
3. Chapter 3 [6:05]
4. Chapter 4 [8:35]
5. Chapter 5 [8:15]
6. Chapter 6 [7:37]
7. Chapter 7 [7:23]
8. Chapter 8 [8:39]
9. Chapter 9 [6:49]
10. Chapter 10 [8:01]
11. Chapter 11 [7:45]
12. Chapter 12 [7:42]

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