Indiscretion of an American Wife

Indiscretion of an American Wife (1953)

This Longing ... This Yearning ... This Wanting ...

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1953-04-02
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 46 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 3min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Produzioni De Sica
  • Production Country: Italy
  • Director: Vittorio De Sica
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While on vacation in Rome, married American Mary Forbes becomes entangled in an affair with an Italian man, Giovanni Doria. As she prepares to leave Italy, Giovanni confesses his love for her; he doesn't want her to go. Together they wander the railroad station where Mary is to take the train to Paris, then ultimately reunite with her husband and daughter in Philadelphia. Will she throw away her old life for this passionate new romance?

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  • Jennifer Jones

    as Mary Forbes
  • Montgomery Clift

    as Giovanni Doria
  • Gino Cervi

    as Police Commissioner
  • Richard Beymer

    as Paul
  • Paolo Stoppa

    as Traveling Salesman
  • Nando Bruno

    as Railway Worker
  • Enrico Glori

    as Police Brigadier
  • Liliana Gerace

    as Pregnant Sicilian Woman
  • Giuseppe Porelli

    as Gallant Traveler
  • Roberto Rai

    as Brakeman
  • Maria Pia Casilio

    as Young Bride from Abruzzo (uncredited)
  • Clelia Matania

    as Mother of Annoying Children on the Train (uncredited)
  • Enrico Viarisio

    as Cheerful Telegram Man (uncredited)
  • Memmo Carotenuto

    as Venturini, Thief at the Police Station (uncredited)
  • Charles Fawcett

    as Sad Man at the Post Office (uncredited)
  • Mariolina Bovo

    as Blonde Girl on the Train (uncredited)
  • Attilio Torelli

    as Robbed Man at the Police Station (uncredited)
  • Gigi Reder

    as Bridegroom from Abruzzo (uncredited)
  • Ciro Di Castro

    as Information Desk Attendant (uncredited)
  • Pasquale De Filippo

    as Post Office Clerk (uncredited)
  • Oscar Blando

    as Railway Worker (uncredited)
  • Aristide Catoni

    as Priest (uncredited)
  • Ugo Mari

    as Priest (uncredited)
Writing Truman Capote Dialogue
Directing Vittorio De Sica Director
Production Wolfgang Reinhardt Associate Producer
Sound Alessandro Cicognini Original Music Composer
Production Marcello Girosi Associate Producer
Editing Eraldo Da Roma Editor
Costume & Make-Up Christian Dior Costume Design
Production Nino Misiano Production Manager
Production Vittorio De Sica Producer
Camera G.R. Aldo Director of Photography
Art Virgilio Marchi Art Direction
Writing Cesare Zavattini Story
Writing Cesare Zavattini Screenplay
Writing Giorgio Prosperi Screenplay
Writing Luigi Chiarini Screenplay
Crew Richard Van Hessen Technical Advisor
Camera Sergio Bergamini Camera Operator
Directing Luisa Alessandri Assistant Director
Production Roberto Moretti Unit Manager
Sound Bruno Brunacci Sound Engineer
Sound Alberto Bartolomei Sound Engineer
Sound Franco Ferrara Conductor
Sound James G. Stewart Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Jean Barker Editor
Sound Audrey Granville Music Editor
Directing Mario Russo Script Supervisor
Production David O. Selznick Executive Producer
Camera Oswald Morris Director of Photography
Camera James Wong Howe Additional Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Romolo De Martino Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Carlo Sindici Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Alessandro Antonelli Wardrobe Supervisor
Camera Angelo Pennoni Still Photographer
Camera Nino Cristiani Assistant Camera
Camera Augusto Tinelli Assistant Camera
Editing Marcella Benvenuti Assistant Editor
Production Pasquale Misiano Production Secretary
Writing Ben Hecht Writer