Cinema: Every Italian a Stallion?

Boccaccio '70 claims, ingenuously or disingenuously, to be the sort of thing the great Florentine would have written had he had to add an Eleventh Day to the Decameron in Italy in 1970. But Directors Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica, each contributing a story to this motion picture triptych, give moviegoers not so much the unself-conscious bawdry of Boccaccio as the neopagan body worship that a witty Vatican editorialist recently styled "erotic vagrancy."

THE TEMPTATION or DR. ANTONIO (Fellini ) thumbs the well-worn psychological text that outward prudishness masks inward prurience....

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