The Miller's Beautiful Wife

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The Miller's Beautiful Wife (La bella mugnaia)
La bella mugnaia film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Mario Camerini
Produced by Dino De Laurentiis
Carlo Ponti
Written by Augusto Camerini
Mario Camerini
Sandro Continenza
Ennio De Concini
Ivo Perilli
Starring Vittorio De Sica
Sophia Loren
Cinematography Enzo Serafin
Edited by Gisa Radicchi Levi
Release date
  • 27 October 1955 (1955-10-27)
Running time
95 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

The Miller's Beautiful Wife (Italian: La bella mugnaia) is a 1955 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Camerini.[1]


Luca (Marcello Mastroianni) is a man who runs a mill and he is married to Carmela (Sophia Loren), a beautiful wife, set in Naples in 1860. But his wife's beauty catches the eye of Don Teofilo the Governor (Vittorio De Sica), who sets about to have Carmela. He has Luca arrested on trumped up charges, and then tries seduce Carmella. She resists, so he tells her he can free Luca, but there are strings attached.


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  1. ^ "NY Times: The Miller's Beautiful Wife". NY Retrieved 17 March 2009. 

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