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Roaring Years (1962)

Gli anni ruggenti (original title)
The incognito visit of a fascist hierarc in a tiny country town shakes deeply the ruling class and their lack of integrity.

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Omero Battifiori
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Salvatore Acquamano
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Elvira Acquamano
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Carmine Passante
Salvo Randone ...
Il medico antifascista
Angela Luce ...
Rosa De Bellis
Rosalia Maggio ...
Donna Nunzia Acquamano
Linda Sini ...
Elsa
Carla Calò
Annetta Esposito
Gino Brillante
Giuseppe Ianigro ...
Nicola De Bellis
Gaetano Morino
Enzo Petito
Mara Maiello
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In the thirties, during the Fascist Dictatorship, an insurance broker, Omero Battifiori, reaches a small country town from Rome seeking for new customers. The main authorities, expecting an incognito inspection from the Fascist Party of the capital, suspect him to be the inspector and a very important member of the Party. The misunderstanding leads to a number of equivocals until Omero reveals his identity. Written by Anonymous

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21 April 1962 (Italy)  »

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Based on N. Gogol's play "Revizor." See more »

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The Italian Way of a not democratic government
27 July 2000 | by (Spilimbergo (PN)) – See all my reviews

Luigi Zampa gave us a critic and, at a same time, ironic description of what really was fascism in Italy. I think that this movie should be seen by the leaders of "Alleanza Nazionale" in order to discuss over their idea of the morality of politicians in the eve of fascism


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