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The Big Night (1959)

La notte brava (original title)
Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio ... See full summary »

Director:

Mauro Bolognini

Writers:

Pier Paolo Pasolini (novel), Pier Paolo Pasolini (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Schiaffino ... Rossana
Elsa Martinelli ... Anna
Laurent Terzieff ... Ruggeretto
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Scintillone (as Jean Claude Brialy)
Anna Maria Ferrero ... Nicoletta
Franco Interlenghi ... Bellabella
Tomas Milian ... Moretto
Maurizio Conti Maurizio Conti ... Pepito
Piero Palmisano Piero Palmisano ... Il sordomuto
Franco Balducci Franco Balducci ... Eliseo
Mario Meniconi Mario Meniconi ... Mosciarella
Isarco Ravaioli Isarco Ravaioli
Cristiano Minello Cristiano Minello
Mylène Demongeot ... Laura
Antonella Lualdi ... Supplizia
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Una notte di due balordi, Scintillone e Ruggero, a cui si aggiunge in seguito un terzo, Bellabella, che dopo un furto vengono a loro volta derubati. Tentano poi di rubare un'apparecchio fotografico da una macchina; sorpresi dal proprietario, Achille, ci fanno amicizia e si recano a casa sua. Qua rubano nuovamente, duecentomila lire, e scappano. Ma litigano per il bottino. Così tra liti, arresti e donne continua la notte finchè all'alba Ruggeretto si ritrova con mille lire e la nausea. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 March 1960 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Those are naughty gals!
9 July 2002 | by Mitora-sanSee all my reviews

I watched "Bad Girls Don't Cry" in French class over on my exchange college trip to Japan and boy, was it one hell of a crime drama!

It deals with some supressed girls from poor families, whom steal, lie, cheat and vandalize Rome, during the 1930's Great Deppresion. Plus, these Femme-Fatales are pretty cute as well as being great actresses for their time.

Paousolini, Bolognini, yuo did it again ^_^


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