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The Fascist (1961)
"Il federale" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  17 June 1965 (USA)
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1944. Primo Arcovazzi a fanatic member of Brigate Nere (fascist organization) is in charge to bring an opponent to the regime, Prof. George Wilson, from Abruzzo to Roma. He accepted the ... See full summary »

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Primo Arcovazzi
Georges Wilson ...
Prof. Erminio Bonafé
Gianrico Tedeschi ...
Arcangelo Bardacci
Elsa Vazzoler ...
Matilde Bardacci
Mireille Granelli ...
Rita Bardacci
Gianni Agus ...
Capo del fascio di Cremona
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Lisa
Renzo Palmer ...
Partisan
Luciano Salce ...
German officer
Franco Giacobini
Mimmo Poli
Gino Buzzanca
Leopoldo Valentini
Peppino De Martino
Nando Angelini
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1944. Primo Arcovazzi a fanatic member of Brigate Nere (fascist organization) is in charge to bring an opponent to the regime, Prof. George Wilson, from Abruzzo to Roma. He accepted the mandate because of his wish to be upgraded to "Federale". They travel by a sidecar trough the disastrous Italy, near to the final collapse, under bombings and in agony. Nevertheless the bad situation, they manage to build up a kind of friendship. Primo, even if the signals of final destruction are near, doesn't lose his trust in the regime. The end is near. Written by 1felco

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