Italy, 1630. The widower Pasquale loses his job as a cobbler. In search of food for his twelve children, he and a poor companion disguise as mendicant monks and knock for help at the castle... See full summary »

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Pasquale Cicciacalda / Don Manuel
Nino Taranto ...
Don Egidio, marchese de Lattanziis
Erminio Macario ...
Fra' Mamozio
Lisa Gastoni ...
Fiorenza, marchesa del Giglio
Moira Orfei ...
Giacomo Furia ...
Cecco, un bravo
Fiorenzo Fiorentini ...
Smilzo, un bravo
Dany París ...
La zingara
Mario Castellani ...
Il nobile con due scarpe destre
María Badmajew
Clara Bindi ...
Una popolana
Carlo Delle Piane ...
L'oste
Tina Gloriani
Marco Morandi
Roberto Proietti
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Italy, 1630. The widower Pasquale loses his job as a cobbler. In search of food for his twelve children, he and a poor companion disguise as mendicant monks and knock for help at the castle of the beautiful widowed marquise Fiorenza. But she begs him to prevent an unwelcome wedding to the sinister Don Egidio. Written by fa404748 (Gent, Belgium)

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10 May 1962 (Italy)  »

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The Monk of Monza  »

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Italian censorship visa # 39854 delivered on 16-3-1963. See more »

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Pasquale Cicciacalda: [he and Macario must recite the Rosary, but don't actually know Latin] Assia Noris.
Fra' Mamozio: Ora pro nobis.
Pasquale Cicciacalda: Doris Duranti.
Fra' Mamozio: Ora pro nobis.
Pasquale Cicciacalda: Maria Denis.
Fra' Mamozio: Ora pro nobis.
Pasquale Cicciacalda: Sofia Loren.
Fra' Mamozio: Ora pro nobis.
Pasquale Cicciacalda: Anna Maria Pierangeli.
Fra' Mamozio: Ora pro nobis.
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La Carità
Performed by Adriano Celentano & Don Backy
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