Sunday Lovers

Sunday Lovers is a 1980 internationally co-produced romantic comedy film directed by Bryan Forbes, Gene Wilder, Dino Risi and Édouard Molinaro. It stars Roger Moore, Gene Wilder, Priscilla Barnes, Lynn Redgrave, Denholm Elliott and Kathleen Quinlan.[2] It is split into four segments, each from a different country (Britain, France, the United States and Italy).

Sunday Lovers
Directed byBryan Forbes
Édouard Molinaro
Gene Wilder
Dino Risi
Produced byLeo L. Fuchs
Written byLeslie Bricusse segment "An Englishman's Home"
Agenore Incrocci segment "Armando's Notebook"
Furio Scarpelli segment "Armando's Notebook"
Francis Veber segment "The French Method"
Gene Wilder segment "Skippy"
StarringGene Wilder
Roger Moore
Kathleen Quinlan
Lino Ventura
Ugo Tognazzi
Priscilla Barnes
Music byManuel De Sica
CinematographyGerald Hirschfeld
Edited byAlberto Gallitti
Distributed byUnited Artists (United States/Canada)
Cinema International Corporation (International)
Release date
  • October 31, 1980 (1980-10-31)
Running time
125 min
Box office$621,235[1]

The film is notable for its use of sepia tones and slow wide angle shots to build a sense of impending dread. It was released in Italy in October 1980 and in America in early 1981 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and United Artists. It featured final screen appearances from Sylvia Koscina and Lino Ventura


  • Roger Moore ... Harry Lindon (segment "An Englishman's Home")
  • Lino Ventura ... François Quérole (segment "The French Method")
  • Priscilla Barnes ... Donna (segment "An Englishman's Home")
  • Gene Wilder ... Skippy (segment "Skippy")
  • Lynn Redgrave ... Lady Davina (segment "An Englishman's Home")
  • Kathleen Quinlan ... Laurie (segment "Skippy")
  • Ugo Tognazzi ... Armando (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Catherine Salviat ... Christine (segment "The French Method")
  • Liù Bosisio ... Anna (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Denholm Elliott ... Parker (segment "An Englishman's Home")
  • Sylva Koscina ... Zaira (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Beba Lončar ... Marisa (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Rossana Podestà ... Clara (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Milena Vukotic ... Nora (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Robert Webber ... Henry Morrison (segment "The French Method")
  • George Hillsden ... (segment "An Englishman's Home")
  • Adelita Requena ... (segment "The French Method")
  • Tommy Duggan ... (segment "Skippy")
  • Pierre Douglas ... Levègue (segment "The French Method")
  • Michèle Montel ... Michèle Perrin (segment "The French Method")
  • Madeleine Barbulée ... Mamie (segment "The French Method")
  • Gino Da Ronch ... (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Lory Del Santo ... (segment "Armando's Notebook") (as Loredana Del Santo)
  • Gianfilippo Carcano ... (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Vittorio Zarfati ... (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • María Teresa Lombardo ... (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Dianne Crittenden ... Maggie (segment "Skippy")
  • Luis Ávalos ... (segment "Skippy")
  • Randolph Dobbs ... (segment "Skippy")
  • Catherine Spaak ... Carletta, the psychoanalyst (segment "Armando's Notebook")
  • Francesco D'Adda ... Husband of Woman Next Door (segment "Armando's Notebook") (uncredited)


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