| Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged and slightly conservative businessman meets a band of rowdy youths and is smitten by one named Francesca. He is pursuaded to join their party and even pay for most of it, as ... See full summary »
Director Luciano Salce saw a black and white photo of Catherine Spaak and was impressed. He thought she looked perfect as the new modern, independent and free spirited woman he wanted to portray in his upcoming film. He promptly called her father while the family was vacationing in the French Riviera during the summer of 1961 to set up a meeting in Nice. The rest was history.
Antonio explains how he met his female partner on a plane. The seat layout of the "plane" in the scene looks more like a train because there is no plane with seats facing each other.
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