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White Collar Blues (1975)
"Fantozzi" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  27 March 1975 (Italy)
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Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paolo Villaggio ...
Anna Mazzamauro ...
Gigi Reder ...
Giuseppe Anatrelli ...
Umberto D'Orsi ...
Gran Maestro, Conte Diego Catellani
Liù Bosisio ...
Dino Emanuelli ...
Collega di Fantozzi (as Bernardino Emanuelli)
Plinio Fernando ...
Paolo Paoloni ...
Elena Tricoli ...
Teresa Catellani
Pietro Zardini ...
Artemio Antonini ...
Secondo Bruto Che Picchia Fantozzi
Amerigo Alberani
Mirko Baiocchi ...
Maestro Canello
Luciano Bonanni ...
Cliente al ristorante giapponese


Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of one year, shown in a variety of sketches, segments and provocative sequences making Fantozzi a very unlucky person indeed. Written by Stefano "SWEEVO" Pavone

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27 March 1975 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Das größte Rindvieh weit und breit  »

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The character of Fantozzi is so popular in Italy that the widely used adjective "fantozziano" means "someone or something as unlucky as Fantozzi." See more »


Ugo Fantozzi: I didn't mean to kill your dog! I'll kill myself in the fish pond!
[jumps in]
Signorina Silvani: What are you doing?
Ugo Fantozzi: I'm examining the temperature of the fish pond.
Ugo Fantozzi: Behold, all of you. I have given you fish
[holds up two fish]
Ugo Fantozzi: and some fine white rice.
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fantozzi cult
26 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It's true, Fantozzi is such a cult in Italy that unless you've actually watched at least one movie you're going to miss most jokes by your fellow Italian as at least three out of ten are related to a fantozzi movie somehow:) if you're unlucky or clumsy you are 'fantozzi' and people can pretend to be fantozzi's boss: 'fantozzi, is it you'? One of fantozzi's most popular answers (usually to his boss's magnanimous decision to move him to the basement and increase his shifts from 5 to 8) is to say: "Thank you you are so human" so every time anybody says something evil or mean you can reply jokingly and say 'you're so human':) also his name is hilariously and constantly misspelled 'fantocci' 'bambocci' etc.

but unless you know the fantozzi quotes you won't get the gist of it and you'll be lost to most other who watched the movie(s) lots of times..


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