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I mostri (1963)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 10 April 1968 (USA)
The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Father (segment "L'Educazione sentimentale") / Policeman (segment "Il Mostro") / Stefano (segment "Come un Padre") / Battacchi (segment "Il povero Soldato") / L'Onorevole (segment "La Giornata dell'Onorevole") / Latin Lover (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini") / Pilade Fioravanti (segment "Testimone volontario") / The Traffic Warden (segment "L'Agguato") / The Car Owner (segment "Vernissage") / The Man at Cinema (segment "Scenda l'Oblio") / The Husband (segment "L'Oppio dei Popoli") / Guarnacci (segment "La nobile Arte")
The Actor (segment "La Raccomandazione") / Policeman (segment "Il Mostro") / Favilla (segment "Presa dalla Vita") / The Director (segment "Presa dalla Vita") / Nicola (segment "Che Vitaccia!") / Latin Lover (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini") / Avvocato D'Amore (segment "Testimone volontario") / Richetto (segment "I due Orfanelli") / Roberto (segment "Il Sacrificato") / Elisa (segment "La Musa") / The Road Hog (segment "La Strada è di Tutti") / The Friar (segment "Il Testamento di Francesco") / Artemio Altidori (segment "La nobile Arte")
Lando Buzzanca ...
Luciana's Husband (segment "Come un padre")
Marino Masé ...
The Lover (segment "L'Oppio dei Popoli")
Marisa Merlini ...
Fioravanti's Wife (segment "Testimone volontario")
Rika Dialyna ...
Giuliana (segment "Il Sacrificato") (as Rica Dialina)
The Wife (segment "L'Oppio dei Popoli") (as Michele Mercier)
Ricky Tognazzi ...
Paoletto (segment "L'Educazione sentimentale") (as Rick Tognazzi)
Franco Castellani ...
Giulio Francusi (segment "La Raccomandazione")
Maria Mannelli ...
Signora Ceccarelli (segment "Presa dalla Vita")
Mario Laurentino ...
The Police Officer (segment "Il povero Soldato")
Angela Portaluri ...
Ersilia (segment "Che Vitaccia!")
Carlo Kechler ...
Onorevole's Colleague with Moustaches (segment "La Giornata dell'Onorevole") (as Carlo Kecler)
Ugo Attanasio ...
General Olivazzi (segment "La Giornata dell'Onorevole")
Luciana Vincenzi ...
The Girl (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini")


The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

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Strengths and weaknesses of human behavior/Laughter is the best medicine.
4 June 2007 | by (Paris,France) – See all my reviews

Most of the patrons of the good cinema know that Italian film industry has always been at the forefront of serious as well as good cinema movement.So by that yardstick,it is important to make a note of Italian comedy.This was one of the most interesting chapters of Italian cultural life after the dreadful harsh realities of the treacherous World War 2.As Italy made a meticulously planned recovery after the harsh destruction of an alien invasion,its society witnessed numerous sociological as well as economical upheavals.This was the primary reason which gave birth to Italian cinema movement.Dino Rosi's film "I Mostri" is the perfect example of Italian ribaldry. It was made as a result of many people's collective efforts. Apart from Ugo Tognazzi and Vittorio Gassman, famous filmmaker Ettore Scola also lent a helping hand. Although there are short humorous episodes in this film, due to its 2 hour length,this film gives subtle impression of a feature film.A must for all those who are interested in good cinema, Italian culture and the strengths and weaknesses of human behavior.

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