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60 Ratings

The Conjugal Bed

L'ape regina

Directed by Marco Ferreri
France, Italy, 1963
Comedy, Drama


A 40 years old man, Alfonso, finally succeeds to marry a virgin, educate, beautiful and very catholic woman. But soon she, Regina, starts stressing him because she wants to be pregnant. When the stress is at its peak Regina at last gets pregnant.

The Conjugal Bed Directed by Marco Ferreri

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Best Actress

Golden Globes (USA)

1964 | Nominee: Best Actress - Drama

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1964 | Winner: Best Actor

1964 | Nominee: Best Original Story

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