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Vittorio Gassman (Pasquale Lojacono)
Mario Adorf (Alfredo)
Aldo Giuffrè (Raffaele)
Marcello Mastroianni (the ghost)
Tonino Delli Colli
Costumes (Sophia Loren) :
Makeup Artist (Sophia Loren) :
Hairstylist (Sophia Loren) :
Luis Enrique Bacalov
Tazio Secchiaroli, Angelo Frontoni
Carlo Ponti for c.c. Champion (Rome) / Les Films Concordia (Paris)
The movie is simultaneously filmed in Italian and in English, but only for the three main characters.
It is the first
time Sophia plays
with Gassman since 1951's Anna in which she
was an extra while he was a rising star in Italy. This time Sophia gets
Many street scenes have to be filmed several times because Neapolitans are surrounding Sophia whereever she is.Sophia's last film before the birth of first child, Carlo, Jr.
Sophia's voice is dubbed by Elsa Fábregas (Spanish) and Marion Degler (German).
"This time, more than in any other movies, it was glisteningly ture. Whether on-screen, stunningly shot by Giuseppe De Santis, or in the Tazio Secciaroli (sic) stills, the impeccably buoyant Loren features had, indeed, never been more radiant."
Tony Crawley, The Films of Sophia Loren.
"Sophia Loren, back in her imperious native cadences, sparkles in the rags of a disturbing Cinderella."
Onorario Orsini, La Notte. 20 oct 1967
"Sophia Loren (...) escapes a number of traps thanks to an authentic vitality that allows her to find the right tones
even in wrong situations."
Guglielmo Biraghi, Il Messaggero, 24 dec 1967
"Miss Loren plays, scene by scene, ably but not differently, too often as if she were taking it all seriously
while Gassman reaches for farce..."
Johyn Mahoney, The Hollywood Reporter
"This exactly the film I had to make at this time. Ponti kept on telling and he was right. I was hoping to laugh madly during all the filming."