Incompreso (Vita col figlio) (original title)
1h 44min | Drama | 11 November 1967 (Japan)
Andrew’s brave front convinces his father that he is unaffected by his mother’s death. Playmate and protector of his little brother Miles, he is often blamed when mischief goes wrong. Only when tragedy strikes does his father recognize Andrew’s true qualities.
Excellent movie about a dumb father…
After the lost of his beloved mother a child has to bear that his father didn’t die, too: “Everybody can’t be an orphan.” (Jules Renard) Better have wise enemies than stupid friends.
Among Comencini’s movies how much more enjoyable is Bette Davis’ sadism in ” The Scientific Cardplayer” than Anthony Quayle’s helplessness here.
Quayle’s renowned ability to (dis)play an everlasting blubbering face was most important to directors, like: J. Lee Thompson for “The Guns of Navarone” Cyril Frankel for “No Time for Tears”
Director: Luigi Comencini
Writers: Florence Montgomery (novel), Leonardo Benvenuti (screenplay) (as Leo Benvenuti)
Stars: Anthony Quayle, Stefano Colagrande, Simone Giannozzi
Release Date: 11 November 1967 (Japan)
Also Known As: Misunderstood 1967
Filming Locations: Florence, Tuscany, Italy