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The Inheritance (1976)

L'eredità Ferramonti (original title)
Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... until a cunning young beauty (Sanda) enters the picture, marries one son, seduces ... See full summary »

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Gregorio Ferramonti
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Mario Ferramonti
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Irene Carelli Ferramonti
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Pippo Ferramonti (as Luigi Proietti)
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Teta Ferramonti Furlin
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Paolo Furlin
Rossella Rusconi ...
Flaviana Barbati
Harold Bromley ...
Andrea Barbati (as Harald Bromley)
Carlo Palmucci
Silvia Cerio ...
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Maria Russo ...
Rosa Carelli
Simone Santo ...
Armando Carelli
Rossana Di Lorenzo ...
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Quinn plays a retired bakery tycoon, alienated from his two sons and jealously guarding his vast wealth... until a cunning young beauty (Sanda) enters the picture, marries one son, seduces the other, then carefully moves in to capture both father and fortune. Written by Anonymous

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17 November 1977 (Colombia)  »

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The Inheritance  »

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1.85 : 1
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Worth seeing once
27 August 2000 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

A charming film, set in 1880's Rome. It's a little different. Dominique Sanda was excellent, mixing a child-like innocent look with the scheming greed of a woman. Her beauty really adds to this film. The sniveling Pippo and Mario, and the pompous Paolo, were pretty good roles. I've never heard of the Italian actors who played them. Anthony Quinn was good, totally becoming his character. The ending, while not shocking, was unexpected. The version I saw was dubbed into English. Something odd about this and other Italian films I've seen. It looks like (from the lip movement) that some of the actors are speaking in Italian and others are speaking in English. Maybe the dubbing and translation was just done that well. This is certainly a film worth seeing once.


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