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Fun Is Beautiful (1980)
"Un sacco bello" (original title)

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Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Carlo Verdone ...
Enzo / Ruggero / Leo / Don Alfio / Anselmo / Professore
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Mario
Renato Scarpa ...
Sergio
Verónica Miriel ...
Marisol
Isabella De Bernardi ...
Fiorenza (as Isabella Bernardi)
Fausto Di Bella ...
Il fidanzato di Marisol
Sandro Ghiani ...
Cristian
Maria Mizar ...
Angelicuccia (as Maria Mizar Ferrara)
Luciano Bonanni ...
Infermiere anziano
Filippo Ciro ...
Il 'Dottorino' (as Filippo Ciró)
Filippo Trincia ...
L'uomo affacciato alla finestra
Pietro Zardini ...
Il vecchio bendato
Bruno Rosa
Eolo Capritti ...
Automobilista
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Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. The last one is a hippy whose father tries to convince him to get back home. Written by Sembola

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A very amusing comedy movie
16 October 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Carlo Verdone was a good imitator and comedy actor, here he rendered several characters with the late Mario Brega ( a former boxer and sword and sandal and western actor) as a side kick. I wonder if this movie was dubbed ( hope not) and how an American or an Asian can be amusing watching it.

Verdone 's characters are all build ed from real life people ( he rendered a wimp, a Guido, a Hippy , a priest and a boring man)and the different voices and the dialogs of those characters( if you are an Italian) were irresistible because they sound both real and grotesque at the same time. If available, see this movie in Italian with subtitles. Sadly, the now days Verdone lost his magic: his movies are still watchable and funny but without the naive strenght of the early ones.


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