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Viva Italia! (1977)

I nuovi mostri (original title)
Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

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Agenore Incrocci (story) (as Age), Furio Scarpelli (story) (as Scarpelli) | 6 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Vittorio Gassman ... Il cardinale (segment "Tantum ergo") / Il cameriere (segment "Hostaria") / Il marito (segment "Sequestro di persona cara") / Il commissario (segment "Il sospetto") / Il padre di famiglia (segment "Cittadino esemplare")
Ornella Muti ... Autostoppista (segment "Autostop") / Hostess (segment "Senza parole")
Alberto Sordi ... Il principe (segment "First Aid") / Il figlio (segment "Come una regina") / L'attore (segment "Elogio funebre")
Ugo Tognazzi ... Il marito (segment "L'uccellino della Val Padana") / Il cuoco (segment "Hostaria") / Il figlio (segment "Mammina mammona")
Gianfranco Barra ... Il mafioso (segment "Con i saluti degli amici")
Orietta Berti Orietta Berti ... La cantante (segment "L'uccellino della Val Padana)
Luigi Diberti ... Il prete contestatore (segment "Tantum ergo")
Eros Pagni Eros Pagni ... L'automobilista (segment "Autostop") / Il padre (segment "Pornodiva")
Yorgo Voyagis ... Il terrorista (segment "Senza parole")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfredo Adami Alfredo Adami ... Un automobilista (segment "Elogio funebre")
Francesco Anniballi Francesco Anniballi ... Il parrocchiano che prende la sberla (segment "Tantum ergo")
Paolo Baroni Paolo Baroni ... Il pretino (segment "Tantum ergo")
Luciano Bonanni Luciano Bonanni ... Il moribondo (segment "First Aid")
Pina Borione Pina Borione ... Una degente (segment "Come una regina")
Patrizia De Clara Patrizia De Clara ... Una suore (segment "Come una regina")
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Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

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Taglines:

A taste of life Italian style

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

22 December 1977 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The New Monsters See more »

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Production Co:

Dean Film See more »
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Stereo

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Color (Technospes)
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Follows The Monsters (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Fin che la barca va
Lyrics by Flavia Arrigoni and Lorenzo Pilat
Composed by Mario Panzeri
Performed by Orietta Berti
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Commedia all'italiana's last masterpiece
30 August 2002 | by max_sangoiSee all my reviews

20 years after the monumental "I mostri" which was a great example of Italian sketch comedy, 3 of the greatest Italian directors ever (Risi, Monicelli, Scola) the best Italian writers ever (Age, Scarpelli) the best Italian actors ever (Tognazzi, Gassmann, Sordi) one of the most beautiful woman in the world (Ornella Muti) participate to this great tribute. The last sketch (a funeral) is symbolic : the death of the Italian comedy, which made Italy the second country in the world for cinematographic productions during 50's and 60's. Roberto Benigni's "Life is beautiful" was a great attempt, but the Italian comedy (and Italian cinema) is still in the grave.


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