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Toto and the Women (1952)

Totò e le donne (original title)
Scaparro, who works in a fabric store, has to deal with irritating clients and when he comes home he finds an unsatisfied and intrusive wife.

Directors:

Mario Monicelli, Steno

Writers:

Agenore Incrocci (as Age), Furio Scarpelli (as Scarpelli) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Totò ... Antonio Scaparro
Lea Padovani ... Ginetta
Franca Faldini ... La signora dell'appuntamento
Ave Ninchi ... Giovanna Scaparro
Giovanna Pala Giovanna Pala ... Mirella Scaparra
Clelia Matania ... La cameriera
Alda Mangini Alda Mangini ... La signora nel negozio
Primarosa Battistella Primarosa Battistella ... Antonietta
Teresa Pellati Teresa Pellati ... Irene
Mario Castellani Mario Castellani ... Rag. Carlini
Peppino De Filippo ... Il dottor Desideri
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Scaparro, who works in a fabric store, has to deal with irritating clients and when he comes home he finds an unsatisfied and intrusive wife.

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Genres:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

7 December 1954 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

O Toto kai oi gynaikes See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Rosa Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 13358 delivered on 13-12-1952. See more »

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20 November 2007 | by daflautaSee all my reviews

THE BEST of all Italian comic movies through all ages. Precursory of neorealism, of which Mario Monicelli is an exponent. Superb BW photography, extraordinary soundtrack, state-of-the art acting, and... Totò, a serious and sensitive human being behind his picturesque characters. A very faithful portrait of Italy and Italian people. I strongly recommend "I soliti ignoti", "Bocaccio 70", "L'armata Brancaleone", "Parenti, serpenti" as a next appreciation of Monicelli's great comic filmography. I also recommend "Proibito', "I compagni", "La grande guerra", more serious although always with a bit of sarcasm within.


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