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Fantasmi a Roma (1961)

Several ghosts in an ancient palazzo in Rome join together to save their home from destruction. Mastrianni plays several parts and is hilarious. The other actors are great too.

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Sergio Amidei (idea), Ennio Flaiano (story) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcello Mastroianni ... Reginaldo di Roviano / Federico di Roviano / Gino
Belinda Lee ... Eileen Charm
Sandra Milo ... Flora di Roviano
Eduardo De Filippo ... Don Annibale, Principe di Roviano
Claudio Gora ... Ingegner Tellandi
Tino Buazzelli Tino Buazzelli ... Fra Bartolomeo di Roviano
Franca Marzi Franca Marzi ... Nella
Evelyn Stewart ... Carletta (as Ida Galli)
Lilla Brignone Lilla Brignone ... Regina
Claudio Catania Claudio Catania ... Poldino di Roviano
Michele Riccardini Michele Riccardini ... Antonio - sarto e portiere
Enzo Cerusico Enzo Cerusico ... L'uomo corteggiamento giovane
Nadia Marlowa Nadia Marlowa ... La moglie alla finestra
Luciana Gilli Luciana Gilli ... La ragazza nel parco (as Gloria Gilli)
Enzo Maggio Enzo Maggio ... Fricandò
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Several ghosts in an ancient palazzo in Rome join together to save their home from destruction. Mastrianni plays several parts and is hilarious. The other actors are great too.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1 April 1961 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghosts of Rome See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Belinda Lee was killed in an auto crash between Las Vegas and LA the same year this film was released. She and Vittorio Gassman were speaking English in this movie. See more »

Soundtracks

C'est si bon
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Music by Henri Betti
Hummed by a pedestrian
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A strange war between ghosts and real estate speculators.
8 June 2002 | by paolobonaSee all my reviews

An old prince (Eduardo De Filippo) lives in his ancient palace in Rome together with the ghosts of his ancestors; he proudly rejects a huge offer for the palace by a real estate group seeking a place to build a department store; but the prince suddenly dies (and joins the ghosts!) and his nephew (Marcello Mastroianni), just back from the States, sells the palace for a much lesser price. The old palace seems lost but here come the ghosts which manage to create a Caravaggio-like painting in the palace, which is so declared national monument and saved from destruction. A little satirical masterpiece about real estate speculation in 1950s Italy. And a great cast with the best Italian actors of the time: Eduardo, Buazzelli, Gassman and Mastroianni playing three characters.


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