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Let Marcello Mastroianni Take You on a Trip to Italy

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Between his never-ending marriage to Flora Carabella, lengthy affair with Faye Dunaway, and child with Catherine Deneuve, Italian actor and heartthrob Marcello Mastroianni knew a thing or two about complicated relationship statuses. Yet onscreen, he was a perfect half of one of the most cinematic, transporting couples the film industry has ever birthed. Here’s a shot of Marcello and Sophia Loren filming on a rustic Italian rooftop in the mid-’60s — still relatively early in the run of a dozen or so films in which they co-star — looking deliriously dreamy and sweet.

Let Marcello Mastroianni Take You to Italy