June 26, 1998 0 By Fans
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Set in the 1950s Italian countryside, the film tells the story of Lola and Masetto, a young couple whose views on premarital sex differ drastically.

Release Year: 1998

Rating: 5.1/10 (1,141 voted)

Tinto Brass

Stars: Anna Ammirati, Patrick Mower, Max Parodi

The story takes place in northern Italy in the 1950's. Lola and Masetto is about to get married. Masetto wants to keep Lola as a virgin until they are married. But Lola is impatient to remain in chastity until the wedding night. She wants to be sure that Masetto is a good lover, before she commits herself into marriage. She does everything to trick Masetto into breaking the moral tradition.

Writers: Tinto Brass, Carla Cipriani


Anna Ammirati


Patrick Mower


Max Parodi


(as Mario Parodi)

Susanna Martinková


Antonio Salines


Francesca Nunzi


Vittorio Attene


Laura Trotter


Carlo Reali


Maurizio Prudenzi


Edith Rozanyai


Alberto Capone


Serena Grandi


Mirella Zardo

Osiride Pevarello

Release Date: 26 June 1998

Filming Locations: Dosolo, Mantua, Lombardia, Italy

Technical Specs


Did You Know?


Tinto Brass met his leading lady, Anna Ammirati, when he accidentally crashed his car into her as she was bicycling. Though she was unharmed, Anna jokingly told Tinto that unless he cast her in his latest film, she would report him to the police.


A woman's juices are the best disinfectant.

User Review

Great Movie for Voyeurs


There are a lot of people who get turned on by voyeuristic shots –
shots of the vagina from the rear, transparent clothing etc. Tinto
Brass is the ace director for such movies. Monella is full of such
shots. Lots of people think that his movies are nothing but XXX, I
differ in their opinion.

All of us enjoy sex; priests and human rights people have made sex a
taboo, so the general public think that showing such movies is not good
to the society. In reality, it's the image that is present in people's
mind. If the open up and think about this in the director's point of
view, they will enjoy this movie to the fullest.

Tinto Brass had vision, he knew people are turned on by such movies and
he directed it to such perfection that you will be his ardent fan,

I find all of his movies fascinating- 'caligola', 'le chaive',
'monella' etc…

Tinto is a great director, almost upto the ranks of Sergio Leonne who
is famous for western spaghetti.

This movie is a must watch. Lola is an young women who is very horny.
All she wants to do is to loose her virginity to her boyfriend, so that
she can go about have sex with others and enjoy life. The whole movie
is about her escapades.

I love the clothing she wears in the movie, no bra, takes of her panty
in almost every scene. Beautiful shots of her fabulous breasts and
vagina. Really, Tinto has done a wonderful job on this one.

Wonder why we don't have directors such as he in recent times.