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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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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") / Dark Latin Lover (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini") / Pilade Fioravanti (segment "Testimone volontario") / The Traffic Warden (segment "L'Agguato") / The Car Buyer (segment "Vernissage") / Spectator at the Cinema (segment "Scenda l'Oblio") / The Husband (segment "L'Oppio dei Popoli") / Guarnacci (segment "La nobile Arte")
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The Actor (segment "La Raccomandazione") / Policeman (segment "Il Mostro") / Production Assistant & Movie Director (segment "Presa dalla Vita") / Nicola (segment "Che Vitaccia!") / Blonde Latin Lover (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini") / Defence Layer 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")
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Luchino (segment "Come un padre")
Marino Masé ...
The Lover (segment "L'Oppio dei Popoli")
Marisa Merlini ...
Paola Fioravanti (segment "Testimone volontario")
Rika Dialyna ...
Giuliana (segment "Il Sacrificato") (as Rica Dialina)
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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 ...
Olimpia Ceccarelli (segment "Presa dalla Vita")
Mario Laurentino ...
The Police Officer (segment "Il povero Soldato")
Angela Portaluri ...
Ersilia (segment "Che Vitaccia!")
Carlo Kechler ...
Ministry of Public Works's Director (segment "La Giornata dell'Onorevole") (as Carlo Kecler)
Ugo Attanasio ...
General Olivazzi (segment "La Giornata dell'Onorevole")
Luciana Vincenzi ...
Brunette with two Latin Lovers (segment "Latin Lovers-Amanti latini")
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The myths of the sixties are satirized in 20 episodes.

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14 Happenings! Wild! Weird! Wonderful!

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I tuoi capricci
Lyrics by Franco Migliacci
Composed by Luis Bacalov
Performed by Neil Sedaka
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A must-see!
27 July 2006 | by (Saint Paul, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

This film is terrific, at the same level as Risi's The Easy Life. Each of the 19 episodes works wonderfully. The two principal actors, Gassman and Tognazi are superb. I laughed loudly many times during the film, shown in Paris where I am currently spending three months, as the first film in an Italian Comedy series running at the Reflet Medicis cinema. The final episode, The Noble Sport,was tragic in its denouement, just as the final scene in The Easy Lifeis tragic. In that film, the Gassman character, Bruno, walks away,physically unscathed. In I Mostri, the character played by Gassman in the final episode, does not get off so lucky. It is inexplicable to me that these films are not available on DVD (or video) in the United States. Of course many great films are not available, but do not hesitate to go significantly out of your way to see this film.


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