Questa volta parliamo di uomini

Questa volta parliamo di uomini (This Time Let's Talk about Men[1] or Let's Talk About Men[2]) is a 1965 Italian tragicomedy film directed by Lina Wertmüller and starring Nino Manfredi.[3] The film was shot in black and white and in 35mm and lasted 91 minutes.[4]

Directed byLina Wertmüller
Produced byPietro Notarianni
Written byLina Wertmüller
Music byLuis Enríquez Bacalov
CinematographyEnnio Guarnieri
Edited byRuggero Mastroianni
Release date
Running time
91 minutes



The film has been described as a "blantantly commercial venture in four episodes".[5] An "episodic comedy",[6] it is described as a "caustic satire of Italian masculinity" and Wertmüller's only truly Feminist film.[1][6] It has been described as a "populist farce based on a showy yet tame feminism."[7]


  1. Moliterno, Gino (30 September 2009). The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press. p. 191. ISBN 978-0-8108-6896-0. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  2. Contemporary theatre, film, and television. Gale Research Company. 2007. ISBN 978-0-8103-2071-0. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  3. Aldo Bernardini (1999). Nino Manfredi. Gremese Editore. pp. 88–. ISBN 978-88-7742-369-6. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  4. Bruno, Giuliana; Nadotti, Maria (1988). Off screen: women and film in Italy. Routledge. p. 189. ISBN 978-0-415-00857-0. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  5. Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey; Hay, James; Volpi, Gianni (1996). The companion to Italian cinema. Cassell. p. 125. ISBN 978-0-304-34197-9. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  6. Bullaro, Grace Russo (2006). Man in disorder: the cinema of Lina Wertmüller in the 1970s. Troubador Publishing Ltd. p. 15. ISBN 978-1-905886-39-5. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
  7. Liehm, Mira (17 March 1986). Passion and defiance: film in Italy from 1942 to the present. University of California Press. p. 202. ISBN 978-0-520-05744-9. Retrieved 2 January 2012.

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