Three Fables of Love

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Three Fables of Love
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Directed by Alessandro Blasetti
Hervé Bromberger
René Clair
Luis García Berlanga
Written by Hervé Bromberger
Frédéric Grendel
Produced by Gilbert de Goldschmidt
Starring Leslie Caron
Anna Karina
Monica Vitti
Music by Charles Aznavour
Georges Garvarentz
Release date
  • 21 December 1962 (1962-12-21)
Running time
110 minutes
CountriesFrance
Italy
Spain
LanguagesFrench
Spanish

Three Fables of Love (French : Les Quatre Vérités, Italian : Le quattro verità, Spanish : Las cuatro verdades) is a 1962 internationally co-produced comedy film starring Leslie Caron, Anna Karina and Monica Vitti. [1] It was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. [2]

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References

  1. Crowther, Bosley. "NY Times.com: Three Fables of Love". The New York Times . Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  2. "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". labiennale.org. Archived from the original on 1 August 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2010.