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Thirty Seconds of Love (1936)

30 secondi d'amore (original title)
A married woman hits a pedestrian with her car who requests that she must perform a particular punishment as a penance.


Mario Bonnard


Mario Bonnard (screenplay), Aldo De Benedetti (play)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nino Besozzi Nino Besozzi ... Piero Gualandi
Elsa Merlini Elsa Merlini ... Grazia Siriani
Enrico Viarisio ... Tullio Siriani - suo marito
Enzo Gainotti Enzo Gainotti ... Annibale Siriani - padre di Tullio
Jone Frigerio Jone Frigerio ... Eleonora Sidioni - madre di Tullio
Anna Magnani ... Gertrude - sorella di Tullio
Calisto Bertramo Calisto Bertramo ... Tranquillo Siriani - zio di Tullio
Margherita Bagni Margherita Bagni ... Giovanna Siriani - zia di Tullio
Giuseppe Porelli Giuseppe Porelli ... Avvocato Ferrini
Tilde Mercandalli Tilde Mercandalli ... L'infermiera dello studio dentistico
Luigi Mottura Luigi Mottura ... Cliente del dentista
Lilla Brignone Lilla Brignone ... Annetta
Tatiana Pavoni Tatiana Pavoni ... Rosina
Oreste Bilancia ... Signore grasso con il mal di denti
Franca Barale Franca Barale ... La cameriera personale di Grazia


A married woman hits a pedestrian with her car who requests that she must perform a particular punishment as a penance.

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Comedy | Romance







Release Date:

4 April 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thirty Seconds of Love See more »

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Amato Film See more »
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1.37 : 1
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Extremely Cute Movie
7 November 2019 | by jrizzo-10924See all my reviews

This film is about as cute as they come. Every actor and actress pertrays their character with the greatest amount of personality. They are able to work up such a minor issue into a full blown crisis with the fullest delight. It's not trying to make a point. It's not intended to be anything other than a beautiful farce, and it succeeds brilliantly.

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