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Francoise

Great directors, but rather disappointing shorts...My favorite ones: Risi, Fellini and Lattuada.

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Matthew

The short neorealist films that make up this omnibus movie are a mixed bag. The real winner here is Fellini's UN AGENZIA MATRIMONIALE (A Marriage Agency), which is quite funny, if somewhat underdeveloped.

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