Time for Loving
|Time for Loving|
Italian theatrical release poster by Renato Casaro
|Directed by||Carlo Vanzina|
|Written by||Enrico Vanzina|
Christian De Sica
|Music by||Edoardo Vianello|
|Edited by||Raimondo Crociani|
Time for Loving (released in Italy as Sapore di mare) is a 1983 Italian comedy film directed by Carlo Vanzina. It obtained a great commercial success and launched a short-living subgenre of revival-nostalgic comedy films. It also generated a sequel, Sapore di mare 2 - Un anno dopo. For her performance in this film Virna Lisi won a David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress and a Silver Ribbon in the same category.
The film is set in the Sixties, in the Tuscan beach of Forte dei Marmi. A group of young friends spends his holidays at sea. One of them has a girlfriend, but she loves another, while a peasant has a beautiful American girl, but prefers another woman. Finally, a shy student falls in love with an older woman. At the end of the film the same friends join together in the beach; however, they are sad because there are now the Eighties, and everything is different in their life.
- Jerry Calà: Luca
- Christian De Sica: Felicino
- Isabella Ferrari: Selvaggia
- Marina Suma: Marina
- Virna Lisi: Adriana
- Karina Huff: Susan
- Angelo Cannavacciuolo: Paolo
- Gianni Ansaldi: Gianni
- Giorgia Fiorio: Giorgia
- Emiliano Morreale (2009). L'invenzione della nostalgia: il vintage nel cinema italiano e dintorni. Donzelli Editore.
- Paola Mingoni. Cinema da ridere in 201 film. Giunti Editore.
- Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia (1991). Dizionario del cinema italiano. Gremese Editore.
- Enrico Lancia (1998). I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore.
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