MARRIAGE ITALIAN STYLE (Vittorio De Sica, 1964)

Oversized, opulent, Matrimonio all’italiana is one of Vittorio De Sica’s baubles, an artificially colored marshmallow. Dazzlingly entertaining, it is unworthy of the artist De Sica once was.      From the play Filumena Marturano by Eduardo De Filippo, adapted by Renato Castellani, Tonino Guerra, Leonardo Benvenuti and Piero De Bernardi, the film encompasses two decades of comedic […]