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My Friends (1975)

Amici miei (original title)
R | | Comedy, Drama | 18 July 1976 (USA)
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Gastone Moschin ...
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Duilio Del Prete ...
Necchi
Olga Karlatos ...
Donatella Sassaroli
Silvia Dionisio ...
Titti
Franca Tamantini ...
Angela Goodwin ...
Nora Perozzi
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Alice Mascetti
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Righi Niccolò
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Marisa Traversi ...
Bruna, l'amante di Perozzi
Maurizio Scattorin ...
Luciano Perozzi
Edda Ferronao ...
Nun
Mario Scarpetta ...
Paolini, the policeman
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Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every free moment together organizing complex and terrible jokes to all the people they meet, or just wandering around Tuscany. One of these crazy trips ends up in the hospital run by military-like Professor Sassaroli. Melandri falls in love with his wife, and steals her from the husband, much to the delight of Sassaroli himself. The relationship won't last but the Professor becomes the fifth member of the team of friends, and jokes get even more complicated and powerful. Written by Alessio F. Bragadini <alessio@post.com>

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They played together, they drank together, they whorekistand together and when the semiwattle was in crispation, they had a boobchik of a time!

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Perozzi says that Mascetti's car is an Oldsmobile while actually it's a 1960 Ford Thunderbird. See more »

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Followed by All My Friends Part 3 (1985) See more »

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Italian humor for essential vision.
3 November 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

The absurd humor of "Rufufú" in the 58 and irreverent humor of "Amici Miei" 75 linked by the masterful hand of Mario Monicelli, one of the most prestigious European directors. There's his Golden Lion in Venice for The Great War, his three Oscar nominations and personal Golden Lion in 1991 for his entire career. Monicelli is a man of cinema, theater and television director even besides occasional actor is undoubtedly one of the greatest exponents of European cinema and a director to review and recreate with their jobs.

The script help, the "gags" are imaginative and comic goes "in crescendo" as the film unfolds. And, of course, the actors, whose professionalism to this category and not argue, also contribute to the success of the film. Ugo Tognazzi, Philippe Noiret, Bernard Blier Adolfo Celi or in the role of retired post to the "Borsalino" sensational act


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