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Poor But Beautiful (1957)
"Poveri ma belli" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  1 January 1957 (Italy)
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Salvatore e Romolo sono giovani e vogliono divertirsi. Amici per la pelle vanno in giro in cerca di ragazze senza mai entrare in competizione. Finchè incontrano Giovanna. I due si danno ... See full summary »


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Marisa Allasio ...
Maurizio Arena ...
Memmo Carotenuto ...
Tram driver
Lorella De Luca ...
Alessandra Panaro ...
Mario Carotenuto ...
Uncle Mario
Virgilio Riento ...
Giovanna's father
Ettore Manni ...
Mario Ambrosino
Marcello Avallone
Luciano Basso
Luciano Berti
Gildo Bocci ...
Father of Romolo
Sergio Cardinaletti


Salvatore e Romolo sono giovani e vogliono divertirsi. Amici per la pelle vanno in giro in cerca di ragazze senza mai entrare in competizione. Finchè incontrano Giovanna. I due si danno subito da fare, ognuno all'insaputa dell'altro e Giovanna li tiene tutti e due sulla corda senza scegliere nè l'uno nè l'altro perchè le piacciono tutti e due. Le due sorelle minori di Salvatore e Romolo, Marisa e Anna Maria sono intanto cresciute e si sono innamorate di loro, ma i due non se ne sono accorti. Come andrà a finire? Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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In a scene, Salvatore says he's going to commit suicide jumping off a bridge, Ponte Nuovo; actually, such bridge never existed in Rome. Indeed, the whole fake suicide-sequence was shot on Ponte Flaminio. See more »


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Fun, fun, fun !!
14 March 2001 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

A fantastic and FUN film, about boys and girls of Rome...the main argument is LIFE; parties, a day taking a bath, 50's songs, girls, cars and the beauty of Marisa Allasio. I don't know why she didn't make more films !!

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