The mobster Pep le Mok dies during a shootout with the police. His gang decide that his successor will be a relative of his from Naples: Antonio Lumaconi, a street musician.

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Antonio Lumaconi / Totò le Moko
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Franca Marzi ...
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Mario Castellani ...
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The mobster Pep le Mok dies during a shootout with the police. His gang decide that his successor will be a relative of his from Naples: Antonio Lumaconi, a street musician. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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20 December 1949 (Italy)  »

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Totó Desceu à Cidade  »

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Mock Toto
28 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

Although it was released in 1949,it was the eighties before this spoof on one of the most famous French movies of all time was shown in Julien Duvivier's country."Pepe Le Moko" was remade twice in the U.S...and once in Italy .I guess some of the jokes concerning the political situation of Italy at the time are lost on the FRench audience.My favorite part is the first when Toto does not know,has not got an idea of what his pals are expecting from him.It's less successful when he becomes a "true" gangster .The parody is sometimes marvelously precise,mainly in the first half ,and Gianna Maria Canale is ideally cast as the Femme Fatale.


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