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made up of four episodes. La riffa is the fourth. The other three are
order: Renzo e Luciana (Renzo and Luciana) by Mario Monicelli; Le
dottor Antonio (The Temptations of Dr. Antonio) by Federico
lavoro (The Job) by Luchino Visconti
Sophia chooses to stay in Cotignola, a nearby village, and drives to the movie set everyday in her Rolls Royce.
Sophia wears a wig.
Loren's wanton charm mixed with an intangible fastidiousness and
sly humour is perfect.
the usually sensitive Vittorio De Sica is obvious and
unbecomingly gross with a presentation of Sophia Loren as a
attendant who supplements her income by occasionally raffling off her
display of Miss Loren's figure is excessive to the point of tedium...
Time Magazine, 29 jun 1962
Once again she (Sophia Loren) gives an exuberant, colorful character. Her performance sustains the entire episode
and constitutes its real justification.
Alberto Moravia, L'Expresso, 11 mar 1962
In this excerpt, she's worth her weight in gold, from the waist up...
Giuseppe Marotta, L'Europeo