An experienced truck-driver is forced to become assistant to a young Sicilian driver. The Beast, the truck they drive around Europe, becomes their ground for mutual respect and trust.

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Nino Patrovita
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Sandro Colautti
Giuseppe Maffioli ...
Super Shell
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Amalia
Dalila Di Lazzaro ...
Magda
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Matteo Zaghi
Jole Fierro
Philippe Hersent ...
Owner of CISA Car Company
Carlo Gaddi ...
Camorrista
Gabriella Giorgelli ...
Zoe
Attilio Duse ...
Truck driver
Anna Mazzamauro ...
Friend of Amalia
Giorgio Trestini ...
Andrea
Imma Piro ...
Lella Colautti
Franco Angrisano ...
Mafioso
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An experienced truck-driver is forced to become assistant to a young Sicilian driver. The Beast, the truck they drive around Europe, becomes their ground for mutual respect and trust.

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Great little film.

A cracking little road movie from the great,grand Sergio Corbucci. It runs like a neo realistic Peter Fonda cult classic. Last seen in the Uk in the dark distant 1980s, late night on the then minority Channel 4, this film is long overdue a revival. Giannini is brilliant in the main role, there is a devil may care attitude to life that runs through this film from the first frame to the last line which is a total killer.


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