Marcello is a dwarf who is kept hidden by his family and falls in love with a prostitute from the local brothel. The prostitute's lover plots to kill the dwarf but she helps him to escape, though at a cost to her own well-being.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jimmy Briscoe ...
Marcello Giammarco
Nathalie Nell ...
Maria
Antonio Marsina ...
Cesare
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Il monco
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L'amministratore
Monica Scattini ...
Sonia
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Prostituta
Elisabeth Kaza ...
Leni Grundt
Renata Zamengo
Leonardo Treviglio ...
Amilcare
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cesare Barrett
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Maggiore Banfield (as David Haughton)
Cinzia Cavalieri ...
Alma
Maurizio Donadoni
Ettore Geri
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Marcello is a dwarf who is kept hidden by his family and falls in love with a prostitute from the local brothel. The prostitute's lover plots to kill the dwarf but she helps him to escape, though at a cost to her own well-being.

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23 September 1982 (Italy)  »

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La casa rosa  »

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Italian censorship visa # 78098 delivered on 23-9-1982. See more »

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