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Il piccolo diavolo (1988)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Romance  -  July 1988 (Italy)
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Father Maurice, a priest living in a residential college for priests in Rome, is called out one day to "exorcise" the devil from someone. The devil turns out to be in the form of a ... See full summary »

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Stefano Antonucci
Paolo Baroni ...
Saverio
Paola Batticciotto
Flavio Bonacci
Giulia Borghini
Bianca Maria Borraccetti
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Roberto Corbiletto
Germana Di Giannicola
Franco Fabrizi ...
Prete
Mirella Falco ...
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Benedetto Fanna
Barbara Giommi
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Father Maurice, a priest living in a residential college for priests in Rome, is called out one day to "exorcise" the devil from someone. The devil turns out to be in the form of a fun-loving man called Giuditta. What Father Maurice doesn't know is that this type of devil will turn his life around. Written by Stefano "SWEEVO" Pavone

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irresistibly funny and original - Benigni and Matthau are a great team!
20 August 2001 | by (switzerland) – See all my reviews

You don't have to be an Italian to appreciate the humor, but it's certainly an advantage if you understand Italian... Needless to say, Benigni is funny enough even WITHOUT words; and contrasted with the dry, serious priest (Matthau is brilliant here) he appears more absurd than ever. Who but Benigni could play the part of the devil so convincingly, with such comic innocence and enthusiasm? Who but Walter Matthau could capture so perfectly the mood of the cynical, dry-humoured priest? In this light-hearted film, there is nothing predictable except, perhaps, for the odd friendship that springs up between the two men - and that, with this unbeatable team, you are in for some hilarious moments. A film worth seeing again and again !!!


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