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Il saprofita (1974)

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By all accounts, this slick production aims at exposing the corruption of southern Italian Catholicism. A young seminarian who can't be ordained because of a speech impediment leaves the ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Valeria Moriconi ...
Baroness Clotilde Bezzi
Al Cliver ...
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Giancarlo Marinangeli ...
Parsifal
Janet Agren ...
Teresa Adiutori
Cinzia Bruno ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giancarlo Badessi
Clara Colosimo
Daniele Dublino
Rina Franchetti
Dada Gallotti
Barbara Herrera
Valentino Macchi
Carlo Monni
Nerina Montagnani
Pia Morra
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By all accounts, this slick production aims at exposing the corruption of southern Italian Catholicism. A young seminarian who can't be ordained because of a speech impediment leaves the seminary to take a job with a wealthy baroness' crippled son. The seminarian is a lustful and mendacious rascal, but soon after taking the baroness to bed he heads off to Lourdes with the boy, ostensibly in hope of a miracle for the lad. Instead, he seduces a very devout woman who is visiting the site with her grandmother, who dies. This is just the main story. Written by dede4metal

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Italian censorship visa # 64601 delivered on 28-10-1974. See more »

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