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My Friends (1975)
"Amici miei" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  18 July 1976 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lello Mascetti
Gastone Moschin ...
Rambaldo Melandri
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Giorgio Perozzi
Duilio Del Prete ...
Necchi
Olga Karlatos ...
Donatella Sassaroli
Silvia Dionisio ...
Titti
Franca Tamantini ...
Carmen
Angela Goodwin ...
Nora Perozzi
Milena Vukotic ...
Alice Mascetti
Bernard Blier ...
Righi Niccolò
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Professor Sassaroli
Marisa Traversi ...
Perozzi's lover
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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18 July 1976 (USA)  »

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Brilliant, hopelessly romantic, full of life!
13 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a terrific film and probably one of the sweetest, funniest comedies ever made. The fearsome foursome never miss an opportunity to make a total mess of established society, all in the name of a good time. Nothing is sacred and anyone can become an instant, impromptu victim or their pranks.

The scene at the train station is by far my favourite, and just the thought of the old guys lining up to slap people straight in the face makes me want to laugh out loud. See this film wherever you can, it's heartwarming and hilarious.

If only it were more accessible so that younger generations could enjoy this!


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