I Want to Live with Letizia

I Want to Live with Letizia (Italian: Voglio vivere con Letizia) is a 1938 Italian comedy film directed by Camillo Mastrocinque and starring Assia Noris, Gino Cervi and Umberto Melnati.[1]

I Want to Live with Letizia
Directed byCamillo Mastrocinque
Written byGiuseppe Guarino
Mario Soldati
Camillo Mastrocinque
StarringAssia Noris
Gino Cervi
Umberto Melnati
CinematographyAkos Farkas
Edited byRita Roland
Music byGiuseppe Rosati
Distributed byGeneralcine
Release date
March 1938
Running time
85 minutes

It was shot at Cinecittà Studios in Rome. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Guido Fiorini and Gastone Medin.


In order to please his wealthy parents Bebe agrees to an arranged marriage with Letizia, the daughter of an aristocratic family who have fallen on hard times. However, in order to check that she is not marrying him for his money alone, he sends his cousin to take his place while he pretends to be a penniless painter. He is able to discover that she truly can fall in love with him.



  1. ^ Chiti & Poppi p.414


  • Chiti, Roberto & Poppi, Roberto . I film: Tutti i film italiani dal 1930 al 1944. Gremese Editore, 2005.

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