It's Love That's Ruining Me

  (Redirected from È l'amor che mi rovina)

It's Love That's Ruining Me (Italian: È l'amor che mi rovina) is a 1951 Italian comedy film directed by Mario Soldati and starring Walter Chiari, Lucia Bosè and Aroldo Tieri.[1]

It's Love That's Ruining Me
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Directed byMario Soldati
Written byEnrico Blasi
Mario Monicelli
Bernardino Zapponi
Produced byNiccolò Theodoli
StarringWalter Chiari
Lucia Bosè
Aroldo Tieri
CinematographyMario Montuori
Edited byRoberto Cinquini
Music byMario Nascimbene
Industrie Cinematografiche Sociali
Distributed byIndustrie Cinematografiche Sociali
Release date
8 September 1951
Running time
101 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Guido Fiorini. Shooting took place in Turin and at the ski resort of Sestriere in the Alps. It earned around 137 million lira at the Italian box office.[2]


Walter, a salesman in a sports shop who is far from sporty, falls in love with the ski instructor Clara. In order to try and woo her he follows Clara to a ski resort where he gets mixed up with network of foreign spies trying to smuggle a stolen explosive out of the country.



  1. ^ Aprà p.111
  2. ^ Chiti & Poppi p.137


  • Aprà, Adriano. The Fabulous Thirties: Italian cinema 1929-1944. Electa International, 1979.
  • Chiti, Roberto & Poppi, Roberto. Dizionario del cinema italiano: Dal 1945 al 1959. Gremese Editore, 1991.

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