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Fun Is Beautiful (1980)

Un sacco bello (original title)
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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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 ...
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Filippo Trincia ...
L'uomo affacciato alla finestra
Pietro Zardini ...
Il vecchio bendato
Bruno Rosa
Eolo Capritti ...
Automobilista
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Ada Crostona ...
Venditrice di noccioline
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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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just a small, geographic, statement on the comment
17 July 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

nice script, it summarizes very well the whole movie, with his 3 characters' plot. I just wanted to point out that Enzo would like to go to Poland,Cracow and not in Praha (back then it belonged to Czechoslovakia) I agree, it's a real masterpiece, it shows without restraint some of the positive (just a few, indeed) and negative sides of the so-called "italiano medio" who spends half of his life close to the mamma, but at the same time is always ready to pick up any good-looking foreign girl that has the good taste to smile upon him. I mean Leo and Enzo are so different, the first is so shy, the latter is so outrageous but they could be a sort of "doctor Jekyll & mister hide"...2 people in 1!

Marco


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