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In Italy, small-town newlyweds Wanda and Ivan Cavalli embark on their honeymoon in the big city of Rome. Ivan dutifully wants to keep appointments with family and church, but Wanda is only interested in meeting her favorite photo-strip star known as "The White Sheik". While Wanda impetuously sneaks away to locate the object of her affections, disconsolate Ivan tries his hardest to keep up appearances with the couple's relatives.

  1. Federico Fellini

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Tullio Pinelli

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Ennio Flaiano

    Screenplay

  4. Michelangelo Antonioni

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alberto Sordi

    Alberto Sordi

    Fernando Rivoli - il sceicco bianco

  2. Leopoldo Trieste

    Leopoldo Trieste

    Ivan Cavalli

  3. Giulietta Masina

    Giulietta Masina

    Cabiria - La prostituta

  4. Brunella Bovo

    Wanda Giardino Cavalli

  5. Lilia Landi

    Felga - La zingara del fotoromanzo

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The White Sheik
The White Sheik

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Original Title Lo sceicco bianco

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 25, 1956
    Theatrical

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Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 23m

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