L’oro di Napoli (The Gold of Naples). 1954. Italy. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Screenplay by Cesare Zavattini, De Sica, Giuseppe Marotta, based on a novel by Giuseppe Marotta. With Sophia Loren, Silvana Mangano, Toto. In Italian; English subtitles. 107 min.
In this anthology of stories set in Naples, husbands and wives navigate fidelity, betrayal, an assortment of vices, and the great war of the sexes. A 20-year-old Sophia Loren plays the hearty wife of the local pizzaiolo.