Liv Ullmann and Catherine Deneuve take Control in Italian Comedy-Drama
DIRECTED BY MARIO MONICELLI/ITALIAN/1986
BLU-RAY RELEASE DATE: FEBRUARY 14, 2023/RARO VIDEO (via Kino Lorber)
New to Blu-ray from Italian film label Raro Video, filmmaker Mario Monicelli’s (1958’s Big Deal on Madonna Street) Let’s Hope It’s a Girl (Speriamo che sia femmina) proves to be a minor effort for all involved. That’s in spite of the welcoming mid-career presense of stars Catherine Deneuve, Liv Ullmann, Philippe Noiret, and Stefania Sandrelli.
In the video review below, David Blakeslee discusses the film as well as the barebones Blu-ray release: