Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.
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Pinocchio (1972)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A fairly faithful adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic novel about an animated puppet that desires to become a real boy.

Director: Giuliano Cenci
Stars: Roberta Paladini, Renato Rascel, Giampiero Albertini
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One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Barron
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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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 Fata / ... (4 episodes, 1972)
Domenico Santoro ...
 Lucignolo (3 episodes, 1972)
Franco Franchi ...
 Gatto (3 episodes, 1972)
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 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)
Giovanna Lucci ...
 Contadina / ... (2 episodes, 1972)
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Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.

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Family | Fantasy

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19 December 1972 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Las aventuras de Pinocho  »

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(5 parts) | (theatrical)

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(Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Version of Pinocchiova dobrodruzství II (1970) See more »

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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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