Beautiful Families

Beautiful Families (Italian: Le belle famiglie) is a 1964 Italian comedy film directed by Ugo Gregoretti and starring Annie Girardot.[1]

Beautiful Families
Film poster
Directed byUgo Gregoretti
Produced byGiuseppe Colizzi
Antonio Musu
Pietro Notarianni
Written byUgo Gregoretti
StarringAnnie Girardot
Sandra Milo
Adolfo Celi
Angelo Infanti
Music byArmando Trovajoli
CinematographyAiace Parolin
Edited byMario Serandrei
Release date
  • 26 December 1964 (1964-12-26)
Running time
106 minutes


The film's theme is four episodes in which it is offered to the public a glimpse into the lives of rich and poor families of Italy in the Sixties.

In the episode of Toto, the actor plays an old sick man who is assisted by his wife lovingly. This, however, has a relationship with the doctor of her husband. When both men, however, they discover that the woman betrays them with a third man, pretending to be seriously ill so that they do "assist" from wealthy woman.


  • Annie Girardot - Maria (segment "Il principe azzurro")
  • Jone Salinas - (segment "Il principe azzurro")
  • Oreste Palella - (segment "Il principe azzurro")
  • Maria Grazia Spadaro - (segment "Il principe azzurro")
  • Angelo Infanti - (segment "Il principe azzurro")
  • Susy Andersen - Carla (segment "Il bastardo della regina madre") (as Suzy Andersen)
  • Nanni Loy - Uberto (segment "Il bastardo della regina madre")
  • Hanil Ranieri - (segment "Il bastardo della regina madre")
  • Totò - Filiberto Comanducci (segment "Amare è un po' morire")
  • Sandra Milo - Esmeralda (segment "Amare è un po' morire")
  • Jean Rochefort - Il marchese Osvaldo (segment "Amare è un po' morire")
  • Adolfo Celi - Professore Della Porta (segment "Amare è un po' morire")
  • Tony Anthony - Luigi (segment "La cernia")
  • Susanna Clemm - Trude Muller (segment "La cernia")
  • Lars Bloch - Muller (segment "La cernia")
  • Maria Grazia Bon - Camilla (segment "La cernia")


  1. "New York Times: Le belle famiglie". NY Times. Retrieved 26 August 2008.

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