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Divorce Italian Style (1961)

T 09/17/1962 (US) Comedy 1h 44m

He ordered marriage on the rocks with a twist... Italian Style!


Ferdinando Cefalù is desperate to marry his cousin, Angela, but he is married to Rosalia and divorce is illegal in Italy. To get around the law, he tries to trick his wife into having an affair so he can catch her and murder her, as he knows he would be given a light sentence for killing an adulterous woman. He persuades a painter to lure his wife into an affair, but Rosalia proves to be more faithful than he expected.

  1. Pietro Germi

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Alfredo Giannetti

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Ennio De Concini

    Screenplay, Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marcello Mastroianni

    Marcello Mastroianni

    Ferdinando Cefalù

  2. Daniela Rocca

    Daniela Rocca

    Rosalia Cefalù

  3. Stefania Sandrelli

    Stefania Sandrelli


  4. Leopoldo Trieste

    Leopoldo Trieste

    Carmelo Patanè

  5. Odoardo Spadaro

    Don Gaetano Cefalù

  6. Margherita Girelli


  7. Angela Cardile

    Agnese Cefalù

  8. Lando Buzzanca

    Lando Buzzanca

    Rosario Mulè

  9. Pietro Tordi

    Pietro Tordi

    Attorney De Marzi

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Divorce Italian Style
Divorce Italian Style

Original Title Divorzio all'italiana

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

Revenue -


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