Based on Paolo Villaggio's books "Fantozzi" and "Il secondo, tragico Fantozzi", which are popular in Italy, this film tells the story of an unfortunate accountant's life over the course of ... See full summary »
3 episodes set in Montecarlo. In the first one a priest is compelled to become the lover of a princess. In the second, a con woman tries to cheat an insurance man. In the third, a man has ... See full summary »
Four episodes. A pilot is ready to change sex, but the doctor made an error. A woman is searching a partner for a dance contest. A worker seduce his boss wife. A guard is too much proactive and this will cause many troubles.
A dignified actor, Billy Bolla, nears retirement and keeps close watch on his pension book, kept in a sealed bottle. On a cruise among Greek islands, while he's the on-board entertainment, ... See full summary »
An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a ... See full summary »
One of the few films directed by Gassman, the leading Italian actor of his generation, with a plot that defies synopsis. Events include Gassman's seedy circus magician's dog being hit by lightning, with the mute orphan showing up at the funeral, the song in the archive, Maoists led by a priest staging a housing demo and the impoverished hospital with two patients in the beds or the giant, coloured polystyrene bottle dump.
With it's grotesque characters and bizarre plot, this one is Fellini without the tedium.
From the Pino Zac animated titles on, it has the best Italian A feature production values.
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