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Gallo cedrone (1998)

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The life and times of Armando Feroci, a fortyish year old, who's been everything (jobwise), a divorced husband, a careless father, an unreliable brother. The story is told in flashback by ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlo Verdone ...
Armando Feroci
Regina Orioli ...
Martina
Paolo Triestino ...
Franco Feroci
Ines Nobili ...
Marcella Feroci
Enrica Rosso ...
Egle
Giorgia Brugnoli ...
Morena Feroci
Alessia Bruno ...
Morena Feroci at 7 years
Roberto Mincuzzi ...
Quinto
Gloria Sirabella ...
Hairdresser
Ernesto Fioretti ...
Attilio
Costantino Valente ...
Delio
Marcello Magnelli ...
Dante
Mimmo Petrelli ...
Romano
Tony Brennero ...
Severiano
Alessandro Caroppo ...
Tiziano
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The life and times of Armando Feroci, a fortyish year old, who's been everything (jobwise), a divorced husband, a careless father, an unreliable brother. The story is told in flashback by his friends while Armando has been mysteriously kidnapped in an Arab country by an integralist group and condemned to death. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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L'unico gallo che si sveglia a mezzogiorno!

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11 December 1998 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

The title is more than just a play on 'Carlo Verdone'.

Gallo in Italian means rooster and the character played by Verdone, Armando Feroci, is a real ladies man passing up no opportunity to hit on the women he meets. The film explains the life of Armando Feroci in the eyes of his friends, his wife, his daughter, his brother and his brother's wife, all the while revolving around the plot of Feroci's kidnapping. Who took him? Will he be freed? Why did it happen? This is an extremely funny film, one of Verdone's best, and I'd recommend it to anybody.


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