Gaudy, more integrated than later Fellini, but this take on feminine psyche lacks vision. Juliet's fantasies might have been culled from Hollywood back lots, suggesting women have colorful imaginations, but not much in the brain department.
Juliet (Giulietta Masina) is a married woman in her mid-30s, more or less resigned to a dull life with her dull husband, Giorgio (Mario Pisu), who pays her little attention. At first she thinks it's just the pressures of business that cause him to be so indifferent, but soon she begins to wonder
if he may have someone else. One night, Giorgio and some friends hold a seance, and Juliet discovers that she can conjure up various...