Having been assigned by his publisher to write a biography of Omar Sivori, the great footballer, Ugo Sanfelice heads for Torino. Given he is not very knowledgeable about soccer, Ugo tries -... See full summary »

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Omar Sivori ...
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Ugo Sanfelice
Valeria Ciangottini ...
Liliana
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Alexandra
Riccardo Garrone ...
Arturo Baldi
Gaspare Zola ...
Nanni Moretti
Angela Freddi ...
Ada Mauri
Nicole Tessier ...
Olivia Cesarini Argan
John Charles ...
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Edy Biagetti ...
Sporting manager
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Giuseppe Adami ...
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Beppe Barletti ...
Newspaperman
Alfredo Dari ...
Renato Cesarini
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Having been assigned by his publisher to write a biography of Omar Sivori, the great footballer, Ugo Sanfelice heads for Torino. Given he is not very knowledgeable about soccer, Ugo tries -several times but in vain - to obtain an appointment from Sivori. Forced to fall back upon persons being or having been in contact with the elusive star, he gets to know young forward-center Moretti and soon becomes friendly with him. The young man confides in him and tells him the whole truth about his own "career" : the training in a small provincial team, the promising debut alongside Sivori, the desertion of his fiancée, the premature decline due to a dissolute life. When Sanfelice finally meets Sivori, he finds that the star is no match - humanely at least - for Moretti and he gives up writing the book at all. Written by Guy Bellinger

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12 November 1965 (Italy)  »

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Italian censorship visa # 45981 dated November 11th 1965. See more »

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Le cose piu' importanti
Composed and conducted by Ennio Morricone
Lyrics by S. Bardotti
Sung by Pierfilippi
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