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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)

Brutti, sporchi e cattivi (original title)
Four generations of a family live crowded together in a cardboard shantytown shack in the squalor of inner-city Rome. They plan to murder each other with poisoned dinners, arson, etc. The ... See full summary »

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Giacinto Mazzatella
Maria Luisa Santella ...
Iside
Francesco Anniballi ...
Domizio
Maria Bosco ...
Gaetana
Giselda Castrini ...
Lisetta
Alfredo D'Ippolito ...
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Giancarlo Fanelli ...
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Marco Marsili ...
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Luciano Pagliuca ...
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Giuseppe Paravati ...
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Silvana Priori ...
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Four generations of a family live crowded together in a cardboard shantytown shack in the squalor of inner-city Rome. They plan to murder each other with poisoned dinners, arson, etc. The household engages in various forms of sexual idiosyncrasies, land swindles, incest, drugs and adultery. Written by Rick Fleming <rmf8a@virginia.edu>

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23 September 1976 (Italy)  »

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9 August 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The great Nino Manfredi stars in this side-splitting and brutal black comedy about a bacteria-like family of degenerates occupying the slums on the outskirts of Rome. Manfredi is the misanthropic and miserly aging patriarch who has a secret hoard of money he guards zealously. He despises his wife and cretinous children who try to rob his stash and try to kill him by poisoning his maccaroni. You really won't believe this marvelous quintessence of gross until you see it with your own eyes. It is "commedia all'italiana" in full force.


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