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Bello onesto emigrato Australia sposerebbe compaesana illibata (1971)

Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their ... See full summary »

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Riccardo Garrone ...
Giuseppe Bartoni
Corrado Olmi ...
Don Anselmo
Angelo Infanti ...
Lo sfruttatore di Carmela
Tano Cimarosa ...
Emigrante italiano
Marisa Carisi
John Cobley
John Guarino
Silvana Di Lapico ...
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Joe Sofia
Tony Thurbon
Betty Lucas
Nick Buttaro
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Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their true identities and do not mention their hardships in their letters. Carmela is actually a prostitute seeking an opportunity to change her life style. Amedeo, embarrassed about his looks, sends a photograph to Carmela of his handsome friend Giuseppe.

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bye albertone
27 February 2003 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

two days ago Alberto Sordi, Albertone for romans, passed away. He was a giant of italian comedy. This movie is a comedy but also a touching review of italian emigrant life style in Australia, the other side of the world. There was a time when in Italy the misery forced people to leave the homeland and spread all around the world. this movie is for them, because it shows their epic efforts to cope with a new environment, often hostile and mercyless, trying to defend their italianity and their community. The hidden values of these italians are no more represented in Italy, at least in the modern zones of Italy. They live in the era when they left Italy. In this sense they are the mirror of our past, but also of our future, when inter-cultural societies will be the norm.


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