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A Girl in Australia (1971)

Bello onesto emigrato Australia sposerebbe compaesana illibata (original title)
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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Amedeo Battipaglia
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Carmela
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 ...
(as Silvana D'Iapico)
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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22 December 1971 (Italy)  »

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A Girl in Australia  »

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the tragicomic reality of an Italian immigrant
8 February 2004 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Only Alberto Sordi could portray so well an old fashioned man looking for a virtuous wife from his country. Only he could lead you from laughter to cry in no time. Among my favorite scenes, Alberto turned down by awful looking Italian women in a dancing hall. If you really want to enter the world of many Italian immigrants around the globe, then watch this funny, insightful movie.


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