Cinema: Bedrock Taboo

STAY AS YOU ARE Directed by Alberto Lattuada Screenplay by Alberto Lattuada and Enrico Oldoini

Romantic fictions depend on difficulty. Something has to keep the lovers apart for a while to build suspense and the audience's sympathy before they can get together. And, of course, there has to be something to sunder them at the end. But nowadays all the old reliable problems — differences of years, background and religion, for example — are carelessly surmounted all the time by lovers. So the search for something to deter, for a few reels, a...

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