Amanti

Category

Feature films

International title

A place for lovers

Country of production

Italy, France

Year

1968

Synopsis

Julia is a wealthy noblewoman suffering from an incurable disease that leaves her little time to live. Faced with the inevitable, she decides to spend her last days in her villa in the Dolomites: as soon as she arrives in Italy she sees Valerio on television, a young engineer who had fallen in love with her years earlier and had given her his telephone number. Julia contacts him and offers him to join her, hiding the real reasons for her stay.

Subject

Brunello Rondi

Direction

Vittorio De Sica

Script

Brunello Rondi, Ennio De Concini, Tonino Guerra, Cesare Zavattini, Vittorio De Sica

Photography

Pasquale De Santis

Scenography

Piero Poletti

Costumes

Enrico Sabbatini

Original music

Manuel De Sica, Lee Konitz

Editing

Adriana Novelli

Cast

Faye Dunaway, Marcello Mastroianni, Caroline Mortimer, Karin Engh, Yvonne Gilbert

Producer

Carlo Ponti

Production

Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Les Films Concordia

Distributor

Interfilm