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La pivellina
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Writer:
Tizza Covi (writer)
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Release Date:
31 August 2011 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A circus woman and her husband find a two year old girl in the trailer park where they are living. With the help of another child, they search for her mother. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Patrizia Gerardi ... Patti
Tairo Caroli ... Tairo
Walter Saabel ... Walter

Asia Crippa ... Asia
Tailor Intruglio ... Fidanzata
Pierino Atzeni ... Contadino
Gigliola Crippa ... Nonna
Mirco Crippa ... Zio
Luciano Salgado ... Luciano
Marco Gerani ... Poliziotti
Fabrizio Borri ... Poliziotti
Pathan Zahid Khan ... Mago
Roberto Caroli ... Padre
Claudio Carbonari ... Cugino
Donato Prina ... Popo
Alfredo Parri ... Giornalaio
Juan Freirejimenez ... Amici
Evelyn Freirejimenez ... Amici
David Quezada ... Amici
Andres Quezada ... Amici
Lucia Rado Maria ... Luci
Donald Crippa ... Baby
Tania Crippa ... Madre

Directed by
Tizza Covi 
Rainer Frimmel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tizza Covi  writer

Produced by
Tizza Covi .... producer
Rainer Frimmel .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Rainer Frimmel 
 
Film Editing by
Tizza Covi 
 
Sound Department
Manuel Grandpierre .... sound editor
Sabine Maier .... sound editor
Bernhard Maisch .... sound re-recording mixer
 

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Also Known As:
"La pivellina" - Italy (original title)
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100 min
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Argentina:13 | Italy:T | Portugal:M/6 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud)
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11 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Worthless, 15 June 2009
Author: vlonvo from Italy

Contrary to what the synopsis says, when the abandoned child is found (and that happens in the first 5 minutes of the movie), no effort at all is made by the circus woman (or by anyone else) to find the child's mother. That's of course a wasted opportunity, because it would have made an interesting starting point. Instead, she and the others simply keep the child more or less as any parent would do, with the movie going nowhere for more than one hour and a half. The cute little child is funny at times (as are most children that aren't spoiled), but the film is utterly lacking in story, acting, directing and photography. There are a million ways to use 100 minutes of your free time, so I'd suggest to avoid this at all costs.

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