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The Big Night (1959)

La notte brava (original title)
Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio ... See full summary »

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Rossana
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Anna
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Ruggeretto
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Scintillone
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Nicoletta
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Bellabella
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Moretto
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Laura
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Supplizia
Maurizio Conti ...
Pepito
Piero Palmisano ...
Il sordomuto
Franco Balducci ...
Eliseo
Mario Meniconi ...
Mosciarella
Isarco Ravaioli
Cristiano Minello
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Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio fotografico da una macchina; sorpresi dal proprietario, Achille, ci fanno amicizia e si recano a casa sua. Qua rubano nuovamente, duecentomila lire, e scappano. Ma litigano per il bottino. Così tra liti, arresti e donne continua la notte finchè all'alba Ruggeretto si ritrova con mille lire e la nausea. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Those are naughty gals!
9 July 2002 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

I watched "Bad Girls Don't Cry" in French class over on my exchange college trip to Japan and boy, was it one hell of a crime drama!

It deals with some supressed girls from poor families, whom steal, lie, cheat and vandalize Rome, during the 1930's Great Deppresion. Plus, these Femme-Fatales are pretty cute as well as being great actresses for their time.

Paousolini, Bolognini, yuo did it again ^_^


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