In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. Nobody is bothering about stress but everyone has time to chat and rest - until the day the grey men arrive. With a great selling ... See full summary »

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Radost Bokel ...
Momo
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Nicola
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Chef der Grauen Männer
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Agent BLW 553 X
Leopoldo Trieste ...
Beppo
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Nino
Concetta Russino ...
Liliana
Bruno Stori ...
Gigi
Francesco De Rosa ...
Herr Fusi
Elide Melli ...
Frau Daria
Pietro Tordi ...
Ettore
Hartmut Kollakowsky ...
Grauer Herr
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Meister Hora
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In the village of Momo the pace of time goes very slowly. Nobody is bothering about stress but everyone has time to chat and rest - until the day the grey men arrive. With a great selling strategy they offer the people an account to collect time. Now everybody is in stress in order to gain time for collecting, except for Momo who obviously is the only one without stress. Watching her former friends having no time at all for friendship and other social activities she deceides to fight the grey men. The story is a modern fairy tale about how to use time. Written by Volker Boehm

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24 October 1986 (Italy)  »

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Momo e o Senhor do Tempo  »

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John Huston's role was originally intended for Richard Widmark. See more »

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Referenced in Dark City (1998) See more »

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La Manifestazione dei Bambini/Kommt Ihr Leute
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Wonderful!
13 June 1999 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I've seen "Momo" when I was a child and it really fascinated me. The movie inspired me to read Michael Ende's novel. This story about time or better about people who steal other people's lifetime was so fascinating for me as a child. I haven't seen the movie for about 10 years, but I still can remember a lot of images, e.g. Cassiopoeia, the turtle who's leading Momo to Master Hora.


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