Mandragola (1966): Machiavelli Comedy on Screen Starring Jean-Claude Brialy

Italian director Alberto Lattuada adapted to the big screen Machiavelli’s famous sixteenth centure comedy about a wealthy man (Jean Claude Brialy) who poses as a doctor in order to seduce the wife (Rosanna Schiaffino) of a man seeking cure for her infertility.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Costume Design (b/w): Danilo Donati

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was Iren Sharaff for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?