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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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Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.

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A Magic Potion of a Very Powerful Kind
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A masterpiece from Luigi Comencini. Another masterpiece of an unrestrained cinema that was (for a very long time) inspired and remarkable; Full, alike life... alike a work of art. Luigi Comencini's 'Lo Scopone Scientifico' is entertaining, funny, touching but also sharp, intelligent and intensely sad; it reflects the conditions of many of us: defeat, ignorance and inequality. It's a radiography on how persistent poverty creates a self-perpetuating cycle within the impoverished classes. It speaks of today's democratic societies! Check it out! You'll be amazed how much (today!) you can read out of this movie...Do you know what happens at this very exact time in our history? I'll say it again, check it out, watch this film, you'll know it. Wake up Folks!


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