A Place for Lovers
A Place for Lovers (1968)

Vittorio De Sica directed this sudsy romantic drama, which received punishing reviews on its initial release. Recently-divorced fashion designer Julia (Faye Dunaway) arrives in Venice from the U.S. and meets handsome race car driver Valerio… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 19, 1968
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Could Vittorio de Sica possibly have directed it? De Sica, who made The Bicycle Thief? Even a director who had made no movies would have a hard time making one as bad as this.

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TV Guide

Dreadful trash.

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Variety Staff

ith Vittorio De Sica's direction, the eye-pleasing atmosphere of the Italian Alps and Marcello Mastroianni and Faye Dunaway a good team as a pair of ill-starred lovers, there's enough pull.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

If it weren't for the gorgeous location shots of the Italian Alps, I would have dozed off.

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Penelope Houston
The Spectator

All is lethargy, inanity, a yawning prettiness.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Overheated dramatics in absolutely breathtaking locations. Faye is ravishing and clothed in the height of 60's fashion.