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Rigoletto (1993)

Video  -  Family | Drama | Musical  -  23 April 1993 (USA)
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Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a ... See full summary »

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Dallin Avery
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Papanickolas
Cynthia Jump ...
Margie Nelson
Josh Goodwin ...
Tommy
Natalie Hill ...
Singer #1
Alyson Breinholt ...
Georgie Baker
John Huntington ...
Hans
Ryan Healey ...
Porter Baker
David Jaster ...
Policeman
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Singer #2
Tom Nibley ...
Gordon Baker
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Bonnie Nelson
Mitch Lunak ...
Rufus
Ruth Margaret Nickerson ...
Emelda Avery
Bennie Moore ...
Nick (as Ben Moore)
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Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to sing, ends up working for Ribaldi so that her family can stay in their house. But Ribaldi is quite an accomplished musician himself, and he is soon giving Bonnie voice lessons. Meanwhile, local businesses are being shut down by foreclosures, and the townspeople suspect Ribaldi is responsible. Written by Joe McCauley <mccauley_je@lfs.loral.com>

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A musical fantasy ringing of truth and filled with mystery and love See more »

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Trivia

Many of the Paur family is in this movie. Joseph Paur is Ribaldi/Rigoletto, his son Mason is Nicky, his daughter Stephaine is Elaina, and Leo Paur is the writer and director. See more »

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During the scene discussing the difference between the hogs and bankers, the boom mic is clearly visible on the upper right hand side of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Ribaldi/Rigoletto: There is nothing more mean and ugly in this world than to have a loving gift, a beautiful spirit, and a desire to give and share these things when there is no one to share them with.
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References Frankenstein (1910) See more »

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GABRIELLA'S SONG
Music and lyrics by Kurt Bestor
Performed by Tracey Williams
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Excellent Movie
1 March 2002 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Great music! Jospeh Paur gives an excellent performance as Ribaldi/Rigoletto. I would like to see more movies that he has played in. This movie ranks as one of my all time favorites. "Rigoletto" is rich in underlying themes that teach the value of looking past differences in other people and showing that the real beauty in people is found by looking in their hearts.


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