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Il cav. Costante Nicosia demoniaco, ovvero: Dracula in Brianza (1975)

A boorish, snobish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his head. But after the superticous Nicosia has... See full summary »

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Lando Buzzanca ...
Costante Nicosia
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Dr. Paluzzi
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Mariù - wife of Costante
Moira Orfei ...
Bestia Assatanata
Christa Linder ...
Liù Pederzoli
John Steiner ...
Count Dragulescu
Francesca Romana Coluzzi ...
Wanda Torsello
Grazia Di Marzà ...
Prostitute
Antonio Allocca ...
Peppino
Grazia Spadaro ...
Aunt Maria
Franco Nebbia ...
Meniconi
Michele Cimarosa ...
Salvatore Cannata
Giampaolo Rossi ...
Brother-in-Law
Ciccio Ingrassia ...
Salvatore, the Wizard of Noto
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Olghina Franchetti
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A boorish, snobish toothpaste factory owner, Constantino Nicosia, gives his wife and everyone a hard time having let success and wealth go to his head. But after the superticous Nicosia has an encounter with an elderly gypsy aunt, and a business trip to Romania results in another encounter with a suave vampire, named Count Dragalescu, Nicosia returns with blood-sucking like qualities which makes him re-examine his life and existence. Written by Anonymous

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21 August 1975 (Italy)  »

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Dracula in the Provinces  »

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[seeing his loafing brother-in-law snoring at his desk]
Costante Nicosia: The voice of the proletariat!
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A hidden gem from the great Fulci.

Hard to see, and oft disregarded film from horror master Lucio Fulci. This is a comedy vehicle for Italian funny man Lando Buzzanca, but of most interest for its offbeat humour, and a nice and very substantial cameo from John Steiner as the gay Romanian vampire called Count Dragulescu, it is he who puts the bite on the hapless Buzzanca. Koscina looks good, Brazzi is wasted, but he was never really that good to begin with, for the real specialists, Ciccio Ingassia is involved, and the old master Fulci keeps the whole thing going nicely. The print i saw came from Greece, it really is worth the time and trouble it takes to track down. Very Italian, very, very good.


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