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satire of the "tax-fear"
madrig80 from Italy
24 January 2004
One day the most terrible nightmare of Mr.Pezzella (Toto'), owner of a
boutique, comes true: the incorruptible tax inspector Topponi (Aldo
Fabrizi), pays him a visit...and their troubles begin. Following the
of his tax consultant (Luis de Funes), Pezzella tries unsuccessfully to
become a friend of Topponi and avoid the prohibitive penalty he should
I tartassati ("Over-taxed" ) is an excellent, extremely funny satire of
all-Italian desire to avoid paying taxes. Not an artsy movie but certainly
an underrated one.
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