Summer Night

Summer Night ( Notte d'estate con profilo greco, occhi a mandorla e odore di basilico , also known as Summer Night with Greek Profile, Almond Eyes and Scent of Basil) is a 1986 Italian comedy film directed by Lina Wertmüller. The film was selected as the Italian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 59th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.


  • Mariangela Melato as Fulvia Block
  • Michele Placido as Beppe Catanìa
  • Roberto Herlitzka as Turi Cantalamessa
  • Massimo Wertmüller as Miki
  • John Steiner as Frederick, Fulvia's lover
  • Arnaldo Ninchi as Fulvia's secretary