The Bachelor (1955 film)

The Bachelor (Italian: Lo scapolo) is a 1955 film directed by Antonio Pietrangeli, starring Alberto Sordi and Nino Manfredi. It was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.[1]

The Bachelor
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Directed byAntonio Pietrangeli
StarringAlberto Sordi
Nino Manfredi
Fernando Fernán Gómez
Virna Lisi (uncredited)
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
CinematographyGianni Di Venanzo
Edited byEraldo Da Roma
Release date
Running time
89 min


The accountant Paolo Anselmi is a confirmed bachelor who finds himself having to do the best man for a friend's business partner. Paul left the old apartment to his friend and his wife moved to a small guesthouse where he met a woman, a young hostess. The relationship between the two begins to get serious, but he does not want commitment, then the girl gets moved to another city. Paul regain his freedom, but loneliness grips him. The company of the other bachelors bored, if the night feels bad and is only the mother continues to insist on getting married. The bachelor is convinced and begins to seek a wife. Among the "candidates" have many defects insurmountable, jealousy, family, bulky, but finally manages to convince him is Miss Carla who becomes his companion despite their initial meetings have always ended in fights furious.



  1. ^ "Italian Comedy - The State of Things". Archived from the original on 2010-08-01. Retrieved 2010-08-01.

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