Cinema: Selected Appetizers

HOW FUNNY CAN SEX BE?

Directed by DINO RISI Screenplay by RUGGERO MACCARI

Silly, dirty and about as broad as your grandpa's barn door, How Funny Can Sex Be? has turned out to be one of the few successful foreign films of the year. Full of coarse-ground jokes about some of the more unlikely vicissitudes of love, Italian-style, the film is turning a neat dollar apparently because of, not despite, its defects. The sex in this movie may not be very funny, but it is bawdy enough to be naughty without being graphic enough to...