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The Big Mess (1971)
"Der große Verhau" (original title)

 -  Sci-Fi | Comedy  -  1971 (Italy)
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Outer space in 2034 is run by greedy corporations in a rundown bureaucracy. Two astronauts, who are not very smart, make their way with shady dealings, smuggling and spaceship wrecking.

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