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Febbre da cavallo (1976)

Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di... See full summary »

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Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake' (as Luigi Proietti)
Enrico Montesano ...
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Gabriella, Mandrake's girlfriend
Mario Carotenuto ...
Avv. De Marchis
Francesco De Rosa ...
Felice Roversi
Maria Teresa Albani ...
Fortune-teller
Gigi Ballista ...
Conte Dallara
Nikki Gentile ...
Mafalda (as Nicky Gentile)
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Judge
Ennio Antonelli ...
Otello Rinaldi, the butcher, 'Manzotin'
Luciano Bonanni ...
Fatebenefratelli Hospital's male nurse
Aristide Caporale ...
Augustarello
Gianfranco Cardinali
Giuseppe Castellano ...
Stelvio Mazza
Fernando Cerulli ...
The Director of Commercial
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Il mondo che ruota attorno alle corse dei cavalli ed in particolare alle scommesse è il protagonista del film; mondo rappresentato da Mandrake, Pomata e Felice. Il primo sempre sul punto di sposare Gabriella, il secondo in perenne fuga dai suoi creditori. Quelli che li accomuna è il fatto di perdere sempre e comunque. Poi un giorna Gabriella dà a Mandrake tre nomi di brocchi da giocare a una corsa tris. Mandrake si lascia convincere da Pomata a puntare invece su un vincente sicuro che naturalmente perde. Come perde Mandrake i venti milioni che avrebbe vinto giocando i nomi suggeriti da Gabriella. Guai in vista per tutti. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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1988 (West Germany)  »

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Horse Fever  »

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$1,365,221 (Italy) (1 November 2002)
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In the opening credits, Gigi Proietti is credited as Luigi Proietti, his full name. The actor has also stated that following Ghost Whisperer to film, feared to really take the game habit. See more »

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Followed by Horse Fever: The Mandrake Sting (2002) See more »

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A good example of italian '70s comedy
26 December 1998 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

This movie is an example of italian comedy at its best. It is based on the characters of two of the best italian comedy actors of the last 30 years, Enrico Montesano and Luigi "Gigi" Proietti, and is an example of the "roman" way of life too.


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