Release date1962 WriterFranco Castellano (story), Giuseppe Moccia (story), Luciano Salce (story), Enrico La Stella (after: novella "Una ragazza di nome Francesca") ScreenplayLuciano Salce, Franco Castellano, Giuseppe Moccia CastUgo Tognazzi (Ing. Antonio Berlinghieri), Catherine Spaak (Francesca), Gianni Garko (Piero), Oliviero Prunas (Veniero), Margherita Girelli (Marina), Diletta D'Andrea (Maria Grazia) Similar moviesMusic by Ennio Morricone, Movies about Italy, Other similar movies
italy 1962 ennio morricone crazy desire
Crazy Desire (originally titled as La voglia matta, also known as The Crazy Urge) is a 1962 Italian comedy film directed by Luciano Salce. It launched the film career of Catherine Spaak. The film was initially banned by the Italian censors and then cut in some parts before being released with a ban for persons under 14 years.
Antonio Berlinghieri (Ugo Tognazzi) is a 39-year-old engineer travelling on a highway one summer in his sports car when he sees a broken-down car with a group of teenagers. He stops to try to help them but soon discovers that the young men have a frivolous attitude. At first he thinks of leaving to continue his trip but then notices the beauty of Francesca (Catherine Spaak), a girl half his age. He decides to remain with the group even if the different ages causes some troubles.