An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a ... See full summary »
The four old friends meet on the grave of the fifth of them, Perozzi, who died at the end of the first episode. Time has passed but they are still up for adventures and cruel jokes, and ... See full summary »
50 year old Giulio (Tognazzi) and his 17 year old goddaughter, Vincenzina (Muti) fall madly in love with each other and soon are wed. Giulio's jealousy gets in the way of their happiness ... See full summary »
Necchi (a bar owner), Perozzi (a journalist), Melandri (an architect) and Mascetti (a broken nobleman) live in Florence. They have been friends since their youngest years and spend every ... See full summary »
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »
An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But - will the magistrate ... See full summary »
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")
Viva Italia : Three great Italian directors (Dino Risi, Ettore Scola and Mario Monicelli) work on a single film to reveal weaknesses of Italian people.
In many ways,'I Nuovi Mostri' is an extension of Dino Risi's film "I Mostri".However,its episodes were shot in color whereas the original "Monsters" film was shot in black and white.Most episodes of this film are about human nature especially shortcomings of people which reveal a negative facet of their lives.There are also episodes where the spotlight is on revealing the hypocrisy present in modern society due to strange rules and regulations.For example : an episode features an injured man who cannot be admitted to any hospital as there is no more room in a general hospital,no medical service after 23:00 in an hospital run by nuns and only military personnel with proper identification papers can be given treatment in a military hospital.Italian film 'Viva Italia'! is also known as "I Nuovi Mostri".It is the tale of new Italian monsters who represent weaknesses present in an average Italian.These people have been called "monsters" as their personal interests are always on top of their minds.These are the people who do not hesitate a bit in order to ensure their happiness at the cost of their beloved ones.An excellent film for all those cinema admirers who wish to learn more about Italian way of living.
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