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Febbre da cavallo (1976)

 |  Comedy  |  1988 (West Germany)
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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... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake' (as Luigi Proietti)
Enrico Montesano ...
Catherine Spaak ...
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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,365,221 (Italy) (1 November 2002)

Gross:

$2,118,733 (Italy) (8 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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best italian movie,ever/il meglio der mejio
25 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

having viewed this movie is a requsite for the entrance visa for italy.once at the border you will be asked to identify characters such as "Mandrake" and "er Pomata",to predict horse race results with the ability of a "horse-computer",and to explain how easy it is,today,to go from an "egg to an atomic war"....the ultimate romanaccio classic,higher than Spartacus!


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