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Regalo di Natale (1986)

A group of former friends meets again after a very long time, in a Christmas night, with the intent of ripping off a rich industrialist in a game of Poker. Old hatreds and mistrusts conflict with the nostalgia for the lost friendships.

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A group of former friends meets again after a very long time, in a Christmas night, with the intent of ripping off a rich industrialist in a game of Poker. Old hatreds and mistrusts conflict with the nostalgia for the lost friendships.

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The dramatic poker card games turned out the real personality of the players
16 October 1999 | by (Firenze, Italy) – See all my reviews

One of the most beautiful story of contemporary Italian cinema. Must see for the perfect and dramatic poker card game written by the greatest italian expert of card games Giovanni Bruzzi, that turned out the real personality of the players. At the end of the film, you will be surprised by a revelation.


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