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Lo scopone scientifico (1972)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  25 October 1972 (Italy)
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Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.

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Daniele Dublino
Luciana Lehar
Luciano Martana
Aristide Caporale
Alfredo Capri
Goffredo Pistoni
Leonardo Pantaleo
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Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.

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picture of ordinary cold world
17 February 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

nice, sad, predictable. gray, salted, seductive. a great cast. an ordinary story. crumbs from Visit of Old lady. and scene for extraordinary performance. a film about laws of poverty and people as toys. about power, cruelty and different worlds. about a game as root of so many feelings, emotions, hopes. and about the cold death of dreams. it can be a parable. or slice from reality. in fact, it is itself. a picture of a place. few characters. Bette Davis , Silvana Mangano , Joseph Cotten and irresistible Alberto Sordi around a table, playing cards. so, a meeting. a rite. shadow of life ashes. and strange image about your world. because it can be, in many senses, a manifesto. not about sins or fall, but about borders of gestures. cold, nice, seductive, bitter. a source of reflection. and testimony about a way without end.


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