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The Vesuvians (1997)
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A fisherman who lives in the Rione Terra of Pozzuoli, catches a polyp that at night is transformed into a sensuous woman. An odd black prince who claims to be the brother of the unfortunate... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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(segments "La stirpe di Iana" and "La salita")
Iaia Forte ...
(segment "La stirpe di Iana")
Enzo Moscato ...
(segment "Maruzzella")
Nunzia Di Somma ...
(segment "Maruzzella")
Tonino Taiuti ...
(segment "Sofialorén")
Flavio Brunetti ...
(segment "Sofialorén")
Clelia Rondinella ...
(segment "Sofialorén")
Antonio Pennarella ...
(segment "Il diavolo in bottiglia")
Teresa Saponangelo ...
(segment "Il diavolo in bottiglia")
Renato Carpentieri ...
(segment "Il diavolo in bottiglia")
...
(segment "La salita")
Cristina Donadio ...
(segment "La stirpe di Iana"
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maria Luisa Abbate ...
(segments "La stirpe di Iana" and "La salita")
Anna Avitabile ...
(segment "La stirpe di Ivana")
Maurizio Bizzi ...
(segment "La salita")
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A fisherman who lives in the Rione Terra of Pozzuoli, catches a polyp that at night is transformed into a sensuous woman. An odd black prince who claims to be the brother of the unfortunate woman tells the fisherman about the sad fate to which she has been condemned by a magic spell. But the polyp, which has taken lodging in a tub and at night visits Toritore's bed, in spite of it all will ultimately meet her fate in a frying-pan. Written by antonello

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