Cinema, Television, Theater, Books: Jun. 23, 1961


While a number of domestic comedies are on view, ranging from fair to sad the field at the moment is dominated by foreign films, most of them grim

IN ITALIAN: Violent Summer is an old wave film about a short, sensuous, foredoomed affair played out in Fascist Italy In Two Women, mother (Sophia Loren) and daughter (Eleonora Brown) prove that in World War II Italy, only those who suffer can love. La Dolce Vita is a sprawling, formless masterpiece of modern Rome's spiritual depravity and sexual excess, and L'Avventura is another endless but...

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