Boccaccio '70
Boccaccio '70 (1962)

Three renowned Italian filmmakers present contemporary versions on the stories of the famed author Boccaccio in this dramatic anthology. The segments include Vittorio De Sica's "The Raffle," Lucino Visconti's "The… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

De Sica and Monicelli went for broader, more traditional comedic effect -- less pretentious, but perhaps inevitably in this company, less memorable.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Like most anthology films, it has its ups and downs, though the ups generally outweigh the downs.

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Film4

An Italian portmanteau movie that sees three tales about the attraction and power of women.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

It has glamour, sophistication, color, wit and sensuality (not necessarily in that order), all of which blend very well in the enveloping air of a facility that is to be devoted to the showing of sophisticated films.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Contrived and spotty.

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Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

...wonderful little time capsules of Italy in the early '60s [which] offer a look at different aspects of love and lust,

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Bill Gibron
DVDTalk.com

All inferences to the famous poet aside, Boccaccio '70 is a celebration of the opposite sex, a foursome of testaments to the undying connection between women and life.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Stefanie C
These four segments by four auteurs are pure comic delight!
Michael S
Enticing film from the Italian Masters.