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Three young Italian actors while attending Actor's Studio set up as a joke an extortion acting like real mafiosi. After the successful first extortion they decide to continue on that way. But the NY mafia realize what is happening and...

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Three young Italian actors move from Roma to NY to try to improve their careers. While attending the Actor's Studio they set up as a joke an extortion, acting like real mafiosi do. After the first extortion succeed they decide to continue on that way. But the NY mafia realize what is happening and... Written by 1felco

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A funny game of misunderstanding about American Mafia.
7 November 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Low budget movie performed by some of the best young Italian comical actors at that time: Vito Antuofermo, Enrico Brignano and Alessandro Gassman (son of the most famous Vittorio Gassman playing Don Vito Bracalone). The plot is easy and funny.

SPOILER. Three young Italian actors while attending Actor's Studios set up an extortion acting like real Mafiosi. But after some time the NY mafia discover the trick and…

Very funny game of misunderstanding, gags and jokes for a movie not ambitious but able to play with all the usual bromides regarding the Italian/American mafia. Anyway at the end we are far away from 'Analyze this'. Males will enjoy for sure the presence of Lola Pagani, in fact, her beauty is the only reason why she acts in this film. Director Giulio Base (his top was with his first 'Il Portaborse') after 'La Bomba' directed mainly TV series.

My personal rating is 4 (out of 10).


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