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Le avventure di Pinocchio 

Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.
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Complete series cast summary:
Andrea Balestri Andrea Balestri ...  Pinocchio 6 episodes, 1972
Nino Manfredi ...  Geppetto 4 episodes, 1972
Gina Lollobrigida ...  Fata 4 episodes, 1972
Domenico Santoro Domenico Santoro ...  Lucignolo 3 episodes, 1972
Franco Franchi ...  Gatto 3 episodes, 1972
Ciccio Ingrassia ...  Volpe 3 episodes, 1972
Zoe Incrocci ...  Lumaca 3 episodes, 1972
Lionel Stander ...  Mangiafoco 3 episodes, 1972
Riccardo Billi Riccardo Billi ...  Omino di burro 2 episodes, 1972
Ugo D'Alessio Ugo D'Alessio ...  Mastro Ciliegia 2 episodes, 1972
Bruno Bassi Bruno Bassi ...  Teodoro 2 episodes, 1972
Pietro Gentili Pietro Gentili ...  1° Carabiniere 2 episodes, 1972
Vera Drudi Vera Drudi ...  Donna Mangiafoco 2 episodes, 1972
Mario Ercolani Mario Ercolani ...  Contadino 2 episodes, 1972
Mimmo Olivieri Mimmo Olivieri ...  2° Carabiniere 2 episodes, 1972
Antonio Danesi Antonio Danesi ...  Cocchiere di Mangiafoco 2 episodes, 1972
Giovanna Lucci Giovanna Lucci ...  Contadina / ... 2 episodes, 1972
Nazzareno Caldarelli Nazzareno Caldarelli ...  Venditore frittelle 2 episodes, 1972
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Based on Carlo Collodi's classic novel, this mini-series is about an animated puppet named Pinocchio and his father, a poor woodcarver named Geppetto.

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Family | Fantasy

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Country:

Italy | France | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 April 1972 (Italy) See more »

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Pinocchio See more »

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Runtime:

(6 parts) | (theatrical)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The best Pinocchio
13 October 2002 | by rodeoclownSee all my reviews

I'm a little afraid to watch Benigni's Pinocchio, because I think that Luigi Comencini has already reached the top in the human versions of this story. Great acting (especially the great Nino Manfredi, Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia and the superb little boy Andrea Balestri), great photography (just look at the wonderful still image of the final scene, with Pinocchio and Geppetto on the beach), and great costumes by Piero Gherardi (Oscar for Fellini's La Dolce Vita and 8 1/2). I think this movie is better to watch for grown-up people, who can fully understand the philosophical and moral implications of this representation. Definitely, a story that will touch you, and make you somehow richer inside. I expect wonderful things from Benigni, or maybe I just hope it, because this time I don't think he can do the best.


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