Unrated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Inspired by Boccaccio's novellas, each episode focuses on sex, love and seduction in Italy's 1960s, an era of economic growth and major cultural changes.
Only the Italian release consisted of four parts. For the Cannes Festival in 1962, the Monicelli part of the movie was already left out. Out of solidarity, the other three directors did not attend the Cannes screening of their collective work.
Anita (segment "Le tentazioni del dottor Antonio"):
When I move my hips, convents shake.
The original Italian version had four segments and was 210 minutes long. The segment "Renzo e Luciana" directed by Mario Monicelli was removed in the US version.