Pane, Amore e Fantasia

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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/27/2009
  • UPC: 812592010073
  • Original Release: 1953
  • Source: Mya Communication
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Time: 1:32:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 47,717

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"
Vittoria Crispo The Mother
Tina Pica Housekeeper, "Caramel"
Technical Credits
Luigi Comencini Director, Screenwriter
Alessandro Cicognini Score Composer
Arturo Gallea Cinematographer
William Girdler Producer
Ettore Maria Margadonna Screenwriter
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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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Bread, Love and Dreams
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   Chapter Selection
   Languages: English
   Languages: Italian
   Photo Gallery
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