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Unfair Competition (2001)
"Concorrenza sleale" (original title)

 -  Drama | War  -  23 February 2001 (Italy)
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Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition ... See full summary »

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Diego Abatantuono ...
Umberto Melchiori
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Leone DellaRocca
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Professor Angelo
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Giuditta DellaRocca
Claudio Bigagli
Sandra Collodel
Augusto Fornari
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Paolo Melchiori
Sabrina Impacciatore ...
Matilde
Rolando Ravello ...
Ignazietto Paspinelli
Gioia Spaziani ...
Susanna DellaRocca
Anita Zagaria ...
Margherita Melchiori
Simone Ascani ...
Lele DellaRocca
Walter Dragonetti ...
Pietruccio Melchiori / narrator
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Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition brought by Leone, who offers the best prices in the neighborhood. But they leave differences aside when the rise of Fascism places Anti-Semitic politics which rigidly control business like the one conducted by the Jewish Umberto, and those new regulations are viewed by Leone as completely unfair. The long rivalry soon becomes a great friendship. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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Tutti ar mare
Written by Mario Ruccione (as M. Ruccione)
Edizioni Musicali Rampoldi-Guerrini Milano
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A New Great Film by Ettore Scola
26 February 2001 | by (Torino, Italy) – See all my reviews

The new Scola's movie shows the dramatic life of a group of Jew people during the Italian Fascism. It shows the great difficulties of living in Italy for a Jew retailer and his family after the enforcement of Racial Laws in 1938. It shows the friendship among a Catholic Italian (Abatantuono) and a Jew one (Castellitto).

I liked the movie very much, it is perfectly acted by Diego Abatantuono and Sergio Castellitto and Gerard Depardieu in a little role as Abatantuono's brother.

In spite of the plot, that is not very original, the film tells with efficiency about the human tragedies of those years. It remembers us once again how much cruel can be the discrimination.

And we all have to remember it, especially now.


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