The Adventures of Pinocchio (1972)
"Le avventure di Pinocchio" (original title)

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Complete series cast summary:
Andrea Balestri ...
 Pinocchio (6 episodes, 1972)
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 Geppetto (4 episodes, 1972)
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 Fatina Azzurra (4 episodes, 1972)
Domenico Santoro ...
 Lucignolo (3 episodes, 1972)
Franco Franchi ...
 Gatto (3 episodes, 1972)
Ciccio Ingrassia ...
 Volpe (3 episodes, 1972)
Zoe Incrocci ...
 Lumaca (3 episodes, 1972)
Riccardo Billi ...
 Omino di burro (2 episodes, 1972)
Ugo D'Alessio ...
 Mastro Ciliegia (2 episodes, 1972)
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 Mangiafoco (2 episodes, 1972)
Bruno Bassi ...
 Teodoro (2 episodes, 1972)
Pietro Gentili ...
 1° Carabiniere (2 episodes, 1972)
Vera Drudi ...
 Donna Mangiafoco (2 episodes, 1972)
Mario Ercolani ...
 Contadino (2 episodes, 1972)
Mimmo Olivieri ...
 2° Carabiniere (2 episodes, 1972)
Antonio Danesi ...
 Cocchiere di Mangiafoco (2 episodes, 1972)
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The best Pinocchio
13 October 2002 | by (Sassari, Italy) – See all my reviews

I'm a little afraid to watch Benigni's Pinocchio, because I think that Luigi Comencini has already reached the top in the human versions of this story. Great acting (especially the great Nino Manfredi, Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia and the superb little boy Andrea Balestri), great photography (just look at the wonderful still image of the final scene, with Pinocchio and Geppetto on the beach), and great costumes by Piero Gherardi (Oscar for Fellini's La Dolce Vita and 8 1/2). I think this movie is better to watch for grown-up people, who can fully understand the philosophical and moral implications of this representation. Definitely, a story that will touch you, and make you somehow richer inside. I expect wonderful things from Benigni, or maybe I just hope it, because this time I don't think he can do the best.


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