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Nothing Left to Do but Cry (1984)

Non ci resta che piangere (original title)
A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to ... See full summary »

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Mario
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Astriaha
Amanda Sandrelli ...
Pia
Carlo Monni ...
Vitellozzo
Livia Venturini ...
Parisina
Elisabetta Pozzi ...
Locandiera
Jole Silvani
Loris Bazzocchi
Nicola Morelli
Mario Diano
Peter Boom
Fiorenzo Serra
Stefano Gragnani
Galliano Mariani
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A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's song etc... Written by Anonymous

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21 December 1984 (Italy)  »

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Die Lucky Boys  »

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The screenplay is the main guideline for the film but many dialogues were improvised by Troisi and Benigni. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Saverio: Look! A train! I told you we would return to the present!
Mario: I'm not marrying Gabriellina!
Saverio: Oh yes you are!
Leonardo da Vinci: Engineers! TRAIN!
MarioSaverio: Please... NO!
Leonardo da Vinci: For God's sake! 33%... 33%... and 33%...
[cut to a shot of the train and freeze as the film ends]
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Nel blu dipinto di blu
Written by Domenico Modugno (as Modugno) and Franco Migliacci (as Migliacci)
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Very good!!!
29 January 2009 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

If this movie was Spielberg would have had more. Since these strontium on the assumption that a film must be beautiful to be directed by big names like Spielberg, Lucas, Jackson, Cameron. .. All these assessments are wrong you understand the level of bad opinion of this site. Only films for intellectuals can be saved. This film was produced with many dollars and the optimal use of special effects make the place as among the best science fiction film Americans. Finitela of using double standards when judged as a movie, try to be objective because they give 3.8 a film of its kind and reward a crap how terrible sin city with 8.2 is really a 'offense. Vote 10


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