Girl with the Pistol, The (1968): Starring Monica Vitti

Italy

Mario Monicelli’s comedy stars Monica Vitti as a Sicilian woman in London, seeking the man who had abducted her but fled when he realized her sexual appetite.  She then meets and falls for another Londoner, played by Stanley Baker.

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Foreign Language Film

 

Oscar Awards: None

 

Oscar Context

 

The winner was the Soviet entry, War and Peace.