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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Reginaldo di Roviano / Federico di Roviano / Gino
... Eileen Charm
... Flora di Roviano
... Don Annibale, Principe di Roviano
... Ingegner Tellandi
Tino Buazzelli ... Fra Bartolomeo di Roviano
Franca Marzi ... Nella
... Carletta
Lilla Brignone ... Regina
Claudio Catania ... Poldino di Roviano
Michele Riccardini ... Antonio - sarto e portiere
Enzo Cerusico ... L'uomo corteggiamento giovane
Nadia Marlowa ... La moglie alla finestra
Luciana Gilli ... La ragazza nel parco (as Gloria Gilli)
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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1 April 1961 (Italy)  »

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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 »

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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 See 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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