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Viva Italia! (1977)

I nuovi mostri (original title)
Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

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Il cardinale (segment "Tantum ergo") / Il cameriere (segment "Hostaria") / Il marito (segment "Sequestro di persona cara") / Il commissario (segment "Il sospetto") / Il padre di famiglia (segment "Cittadino esemplare")
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Autostoppista (segment "Autostop") / Hostess (segment "Senza parole")
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Il principe (segment "First Aid") / Il figlio (segment "Come una regina") / L'attore (segment "Elogio funebre")
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Il marito (segment "L'uccellino della Val Padana") / Il cuoco (segment "Hostaria") / Il figlio (segment "Mammina mammona")
Gianfranco Barra ...
Il mafioso (segment "Con i saluti degli amici")
Orietta Berti ...
La cantante (segment "L'uccellino della Val Padana)
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Il prete contestatore (segment "Tantum ergo")
Eros Pagni ...
L'automobilista (segment "Autostop") / Il padre (segment "Pornodiva")
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Il terrorista (segment "Senza parole")
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alfredo Adami ...
Un automobilista (segment "Elogio funebre")
Francesco Anniballi ...
Il parrocchiano che prende la sberla (segment "Tantum ergo")
Paolo Baroni ...
Il pretino (segment "Tantum ergo")
Luciano Bonanni ...
Il moribondo (segment "First Aid")
Pina Borione ...
Una degente (segment "Come una regina")
Patrizia De Clara ...
Una suore (segment "Come una regina")
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Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.

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A taste of life Italian style

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Comedy

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22 December 1977 (Italy)  »

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The New Monsters  »

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La nostalgia
Written by Cristiano and Mancino
Performed by Orietta Berti
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Commedia all'italiana's last masterpiece
30 August 2002 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

20 years after the monumental "I mostri" which was a great example of Italian sketch comedy, 3 of the greatest Italian directors ever (Risi, Monicelli, Scola) the best Italian writers ever (Age, Scarpelli) the best Italian actors ever (Tognazzi, Gassmann, Sordi) one of the most beautiful woman in the world (Ornella Muti) participate to this great tribute. The last sketch (a funeral) is symbolic : the death of the Italian comedy, which made Italy the second country in the world for cinematographic productions during 50's and 60's. Roberto Benigni's "Life is beautiful" was a great attempt, but the Italian comedy (and Italian cinema) is still in the grave.


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