The Barefoot Contessa

Also Known As

A Condessa Descalça ( Brazil ), Barfotagrevinnan ( Sweden ), Bosonoga contessa ( Poland ), Çiplak ayakli kontes ( Turkey ), De barrevoetse gravin ( Belgium ), Den barfodede grevinde ( Denmark ), Die barfüßige Gräfin ( Austria / Austria / West Germany / West Germany ), I xypoliti komissa ( Greece ), La comtesse aux pieds nus ( Belgium / France ), La comtessa descalça ( Spain ), La condesa descalza ( Argentina / Spain ), La contessa scalza ( Italy ), Paljasjalkakreivitär ( Finland )

The Barefoot Contessa

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Humphrey Bogart

Harry Dawes

Ava Gardner

Maria Vargas

Edmond O'Brien

Oscar Muldoon

Marius Goring

Alberto Bravano


While in the burial of Countess Torlato-Favrini, her friend Harry Dawes and her acquaintance Oscar Muldoon recalls parts of her past. When the wealthy Kirk Edwards hires director and screenplay writer Harry Dawes, they travel to Spain with the public relations Oscar Muldoon to see the dancer of a nightclub Maria Vargas and invite her for an audition, since they need a new face for their next movie. Maria, a naive woman with simple origins, is convinced by Harry to go to ... more

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Thanks for that comment good to know21 February 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Well done considering the film industry at the time30 January 2011

To see this marvelous cast and especially to see them in something written and directed by a fine artist like Mankiewicz is worth it, even if it's a little flawed. Nobody's perfect.

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QUESTION26 October 2010

Has anyone seen this, is it worth watching.

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