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Lina Wertmüller (writer)
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Release Date:
23 February 1973 (Italy) See more »
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When a friend is murdered by the Facists, a melancholy farmer takes up residence in a Roman brothel as he and an anarchist prostitute plot to assassinate Mussolini. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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(6 articles)
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Cast

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Giancarlo Giannini ... Antonio Soffiantini 'Tunin'

Mariangela Melato ... Salomè
Eros Pagni ... Giacinto Spatoletti
Pina Cei ... Madame Aïda
Elena Fiore ... Donna Carmela
Giuliana Calandra
Isa Bellini
Isa Danieli ... Prostitute
Enrica Bonaccorti ... Prostitute

Anna Bonaiuto ... Prostitute
Anita Branzanti ... Prostitute
Maria Sciacca ... Prostitute
Anna Melato ... Prostitute
Gea Linchi ... Prostitute
Anna Stivala ... Prostitute

Josiane Tanzilli ... Prostitute
Valeria Piaggio ... Prostitute
Franca Salerno
Roberto Herlitzka ... Pautasso
Anna Maria Dossena
Mario Nandi
Maria Capparelli
Gianfranco Barra
Lina Polito ... Tripolina
Lorenzo Piani
Luigi Antonio Guerra
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Directed by
Lina Wertmüller 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lina Wertmüller  writer

Produced by
Billy 'Silver Dollar' Baxter .... executive producer
Romano Cardarelli .... producer
Herbert R. Steinmann .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nino Rota 
Carlo Savina 
 
Cinematography by
Giuseppe Rotunno 
 
Film Editing by
Franco Fraticelli 
Fima Noveck 
 
Art Direction by
Gianni Giovagnoni 
 
Costume Design by
Enrico Job 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gianni Arduini .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Italo Cameracanna .... foley artist
Italo Cameracanna .... sound effects editor
John Marshall .... associate dubbing editor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Peter Fernandez .... voice director: English version
 

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Also Known As:
"Film d'amore e d'anarchia, ovvero 'stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza...'" - Italy (original title)
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USA:120 min | Italy:124 min
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Quotes:
Spattoletti:Honey, if you really like me, you could do it free occasionally.
Salome:I promised when my fiancé left me pregnant at 16 - I promised not even the Pope! I'd rather close down business.
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Highly entertaining, witty, ..., 15 March 2000
Author: BOUF

Giannini is hilarious as a dim-witted hayseed anarchist, who, en route to assassinate Mussolini falls in love. An exuberant, vital, full throttle feast of a film, mostly set in a lusciously decadent Roman brothel, where Wertmuller, (who also wrote the very witty script) successfully directs the extraordinary (and excellently acted) characters through wild changes of mood, and juggles powerful politics, tender romance, horrible farce and tragedy with exceptional flair. Rotunno's photography is delicious; the unusually potent period atmosphere is splendidly captured by Enrico Job (Mr Wertmuller) and the music by Rota/Savina is perfect. Wertmuller at her most accessible.

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