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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
"Brutti, sporchi e cattivi" (original title)

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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 ... 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 ...
Plinio
Giancarlo Fanelli ...
Paride
Marina Fasoli ...
Maria Libera
Ettore Garofolo ...
Camillo
Marco Marsili ...
Marce
Franco Merli ...
Linda Moretti ...
Matilde
Luciano Pagliuca ...
Romolo
Giuseppe Paravati ...
Tato
Silvana Priori ...
Paride's Wife
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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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Great film
11 May 2005 | by (Coimbra, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Just a great film! I think that "Ugly, Dirty an Bad" has more quality than many "Hollywood-made-to-win-Oscars" films. Let's forget by now the humor side of the film; the content brought to the viewer shows as those kind of people try to survive day by day in extreme poverty and illness. Much more than a film to make people laugh, it's a documentary and a "finger-in-wound" in nowadays issues. I hope people after see that movie just don't remember the funniest scenes, but also the human side of the whole story pictured in there. Remember, everywhere we go, even if all around seems to be nice and beauty, somewhere, if we look carefully, we can discover "dark spots"... Recently in an opinion article about another film, in the heading section we could read "[...] Mary, satiated of removing thorns from the rose flowers in local factory [...]" That's the point: there's no roses without thorns! And if you see a rose without them, it's because someone had remove it before...


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