Alfredo, Alfredo

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Alfredo, Alfredo
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Directed by Pietro Germi
Produced by Guglielmo Colonna
Written by Pietro Germi
Leonardo Benvenuti
Piero De Bernardi
Tullio Pinelli
Starring Dustin Hoffman
Carla Gravina
Stefania Sandrelli
Music by Carlo Rustichelli
Cinematography Aiace Parolin
Distributed by Cineriz (Italy)
Paramount (USA)
Release date
4 August 1972 (Italy)
17 December 1973 (USA)
Running time
110 min (Italy)
98 min (USA)
Language Italian

Alfredo, Alfredo is a 1972 Italian language award winning comedy film directed by Pietro Germi. The film, told mostly in flashback, tells the story of a timid bank clerk (Hoffman) who finds himself swept into dating and marrying a possessive woman (Sandrelli), the stress he endures as her behavior in their marriage becomes increasingly domineering, and the obstacles he faces in leaving her for another more amenable woman (Gravina), in the times when divorce was still illegal in Italy.

Dustin Hoffman is dubbed into Italian by Ferruccio Amendola. Completely shot in Ascoli Piceno, Italy.



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