Divorce Italian Style

Pietro Germie (director, screenwriter)
Divo Cavicchioli (photographer)
Ennio De Concini, Alfredo Giannetti (screenwriters)
Marcello Mastroianni, Daniela Rocca, Stefania Sandrelli, Leopoldo Trieste (starring)

Italy: Lux Film, 1961. Collection of 4 original black-and-white single weight still photographs from the 1961 Italian film. Two stills with brief annotations on the versos, in manuscript ink and pencil.

Ferdinando (Mastroianni) is bored with life and his wife (Rocca). He falls in love with his cousin (Sandrelli), and since divorce is illegal in Italy unless there is just cause (like catching your spouse committing adultery), he decides to find his wife another lover instead of killing her. Seems simple enough.

The first of Mastoianni's four "Italian Style" films, and winner of an Academy Award for Best Writing, a BAFTA, three Golden Globes, and nominated for a host of others.

7 x 9.25 inches. Very Good plus overall, with moderate curling, a few with slight discoloration.

Criterion Collection 286.

[Book #142921]