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165 Ratings

A Difficult Life

Una Vita Difficile

Directed by Dino Risi
Italy, 1961
Comedy, Drama, War


In this slow-starting but effective drama, comedian Alberto Sordi changes hats to play Silvio Magnozzi, a man so dedicated to his high moral standards that he loses out on most of the things he wants in life -including his wife.

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A Difficult Life Directed by Dino Risi

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1962 | 3 nominations including: Best Actress

David di Donatello Awards

1962 | 2 wins including: Best Production

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