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Release Date:
15 February 2008 (USA) See more »
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Valentino Campitelli ... Il Piccolo Lard
Arianna Dal Buono ... La Poetessa
Lorenzo de Cicco ... Il Lecchino
Nicola De Feo ... Caverna Fabrizio
Pasquale Garofalo ... Impiegati
Andrea Jublin ... Il Supplente
Bruno Pannozzo ... Impiegati
Mauro Stenico ... Impiegati
Rinaldo Tagliaferri ... Impiegati

Directed by
Andrea Jublin 
Produced by
Lorenzo Foschi .... producer
Nils Hartmann .... producer
Roberta Jarratt .... line producer
Davide Luchetti .... producer
Cinematography by
Daniele Massaccesi 
Film Editing by
Pierpaolo Adami 
Casting by
Francesca Borromeo 
Francesco Vedovati 
Set Decoration by
Melina Ormando 
Costume Design by
Antonella Buono 
Production Management
Paola Rossi .... production manager
Sound Department
Diego Gualino .... boom operator
Camera and Electrical Department
Simone Trecca .... first assistant camera

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Also Known As:
"Il supplente" - Italy (original title)
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17 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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[repeated line]
Il Piccolo Lard:Sir, will you give me my ball back. It's autographed by Del Piero.
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1 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Total garbage and waste of time, 14 January 2010
Author: drystyx from United States

Some artistic ability should go into a short, but this story of a boring obnoxious rich guy who goes into a classroom and pretends to be a substitute teacher has no such artistry.

He humiliates students, as some teachers I have known in the past, do, and then goes to his job.

The students may be real enough. They don't seem real, though, as it begins with a young school boy getting along well with a gorgeous girl, then ogling at a relatively pale and plain girl who walks by. Surreal perhaps, but not at all realistic.

The obnoxious title character has no value, and we never care about him, or the other characters. None of them are amusing. None of them are interesting.

Total garbage.

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