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Il portaborse (1991)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 April 1991 (Italy)
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Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti) is a young minister well-known to be corrupted and corrupter. He is looking for an appropriate spokesman. He finds the right person in Prof. Luciano Sandulli (... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Luciano Sandulli
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Cesare Botero
Giulio Brogi ...
Francesco Sanna
Anne Roussel ...
Juliette
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Irene
Graziano Giusti ...
Sebastiano Tramonti
Lucio Allocca ...
Remo Gola
Dario Cantarelli ...
Carissimi
Antonio Petrocelli ...
Polline
Gianna Paola Scaffidi ...
Adriana
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Autista di Boreto
Guido Alberti ...
Carlo Sperati
Renato Carpentieri ...
Sartorio
Silvia Cohen ...
Botero's wife (as Silva Cohen)
Roberto De Francesco ...
Zollo
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Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti) is a young minister well-known to be corrupted and corrupter. He is looking for an appropriate spokesman. He finds the right person in Prof. Luciano Sandulli (Silvio Orlando). Sandulli is a very good and polite person, he is positive and full of hopes, but unluckily his economic position is disastrous. So he immediately accepts the new job. He has to write all the speeches of the minister, and soon became a sort of mentor. In fact his first impact with Rome and his politician world is positive, Sandulli is really convinced the young minister want really change the situation working for the common interest. But step by step, nevertheless his economic and familiar situation gets a lot of benefits by his new job, he enters in a world in which intrigues and corruption are the only laws. The honest Sandulli will react trying to resist to the cynic world of Botero. He will come back to his students. Written by 1felco

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Nanni Moretti's character, Cesare Botero, is loosely based on controversial Italian politician Claudio Martelli. See more »

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Italy 1991

There are films that are photographs of peculiar moments in a country history. This is one of those. It tells about politicians in Italy in the early '90s, about corruption that was the rule in those years. The characters portrayed by Nanni Moretti is the perfect example of this kind of politician. After that came - in the real life - the trials in Milano, which tore up an entire way of make politics, corruption seemed to be won.. but only for a while. After 15 years many things are back to what they used to be, politician are in Italy as corrupted as they once were (perhaps they never ceased to be), but with different names and different flags and that's the saddest thing.


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