The Pizza Triangle

  • 1970
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama

Despite the fact that Mastroianni won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance here, THE PIZZA TRIANGLE is just another dreary Italian sex farce. Vitti plays a beguiling flower vendor with whom bricklayer Mastroianni falls in love. After a few blissful weeks, Vitti strikes up a torid affair with the bricklayer's friend, Giannini, a pizza...read more

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Despite the fact that Mastroianni won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance here, THE PIZZA TRIANGLE is just another dreary Italian sex farce. Vitti plays a beguiling flower vendor with whom bricklayer Mastroianni falls in love. After a few blissful weeks, Vitti

strikes up a torid affair with the bricklayer's friend, Giannini, a pizza baker. When this affair is discovered, the former friends come to blows and Vitti attempts suicide because she cannot decide between the two men. But failing to kill herself, she goes off to live in seclusion with kindly

butcher Cortes. When she learns that Giannini has also attempted suicide, Vitti rushes back to tell him that they will marry. Upon leaving the hospital, the couple bumps into Mastroianni, who is now a bum. Another fight breaks out between the men, but this time Vitti is accidentally killed by

Mastroianni with her own flower shears.

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  • Review: Despite the fact that Mastroianni won Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance here, THE PIZZA TRIANGLE is just another dreary Italian sex farce. Vitti plays a beguiling flower vendor with whom bricklayer Mastroianni falls in love. After… (more)

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