The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No

An Italian doctor tries to control his childhood sweetheart, a hippie who lives for the moment.



Genre: Comedy
Rating: AA
Directed By: Franco Brusati
Written By: Franco Brusati, Ennio De Concini
Released: 1968
Runtime: 83 minutes


Virni Lisi as Yolanda
George Segal as Franco
Lila Kedrova as Yolanda’s Mother
Akim Tamiroff as Uncle Egidio
Paolo Pitagora as Widow


Franco, a doctor, spots a childhood friend Yolanda at a train station while on official business.

They decide to escape the establishment and travel to Florence. When they get there they discover that Franco cannot come to terms with Yolanda’s non-conformist ways.

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