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When Women Were Called Virgins (1972)

Quando le donne si chiamavano 'Madonne' (original title)
A very little and nice village in Italy, Middle Ages. A woman is under legal action for adultery, three young men trying to seduce three beautiful girls, one of them is the daughter of an ... See full summary »

Director:

Aldo Grimaldi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edwige Fenech ... Giulia
Vittorio Caprioli ... Ser Cecco
Stefania Careddu Stefania Careddu ... Francesca, daugther of barber-surgeon
Jürgen Drews Jürgen Drews ... Ruberto
Paolo Turco ... Tazio
Antonia Brancati Antonia Brancati ... Lucia
Carlo De Mejo ... Gisippo
Mario Carotenuto Mario Carotenuto ... Quinto Fulvo
Francesca Benedetti Francesca Benedetti ... Gisa, wife of Quinto Fulvo
Peter Berling ... Romildo Varrone
Carlo Sposito ... Fra' Mariaccio (as Carletto Sposito)
Eva Garden Eva Garden ... Peronella
Renato Malavasi Renato Malavasi ... Barber-surgeon
Don Backy ... Marcuzio dei Lucani
Empedocle Buzzanca Empedocle Buzzanca
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A very little and nice village in Italy, Middle Ages. A woman is under legal action for adultery, three young men trying to seduce three beautiful girls, one of them is the daughter of an unfaithful 'Madonna' (ancient Italian for lady) and another is a virgin scared about sex. The attempts to seduce the girls cross with the two lady's intrigues, but the goal is for all to have sex with others. Written by 1felco

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Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 August 1972 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuando las mujeres se llamaban madonas See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Enjoyable
5 April 2019 | by valfedoxSee all my reviews

A raunchy sexy comedy inspired by Boccaccio's tales, old husband young wife plot. Some surprising twists to the plot in the embryonic me-too movement and woman's choice of when and how. Stunning Edwige Fenech.


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