Cinema: Glum Gavotte

THE DIVINE NYMPH

Directed by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi

Screenplay by A. Valdarnini and Giuseppe Patroni Griffi

Laura Antonelli is such a straightforward and cheerful girl, neither brazen nor falsely modest when called upon to shed her clothes, the high point, of course, of all her movies. So it seems a shame to place her in the lugubrious context of a picture like The Divine Nymph. The film is yet another period piece, this time set in Italy during the 1920s. One be gins to wonder if the people who produce Antonelli's movies are under the...

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