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Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973)

Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a ... See full summary »

Director:

Mario Monicelli

Writers:

Agenore Incrocci (as Age), Furio Scarpelli (as Scarpelli) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ugo Tognazzi ... Onorevole Giuseppe 'Beppe' Tritoni
Claude Dauphin ... The President of the Italian Republic
Duilio Del Prete ... Monsignor Giampaolino Sartorello
Giuseppe Maffioli Giuseppe Maffioli ... Col. Pino Barbacane
Carla Tatò Carla Tatò ... Marcella Bassi-Lega
François Périer ... Onorevole Luigi Di Cori (as Francois Perier)
Lino Puglisi Lino Puglisi ... Onorevole Salvato Li Masi
Pino Zac Pino Zac ... Armando Caffè
Tino Bianchi Tino Bianchi ... Onorevole Mazzante
Antonino Faà di Bruno Antonino Faà di Bruno ... Lt. Col. Vittorio Emanuele Ribaud (as Antonino Faa' Di Bruno)
Vincenzo Falanga Vincenzo Falanga ... Tarcisio 'Ciccio' Introna
Gian Carlo Fusco Gian Carlo Fusco ... Col. Gavino Furas (as Giancarlo Fusco)
Barbara Herrera Barbara Herrera ... Countess Amelia di Amatrice
Renzo Marignano Renzo Marignano ... Lt. Commander Teofilo Branzino
Camillo Milli Camillo Milli ... Col. Elpidio Aguzzo
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Italy 1973. Giuseppe Tritoni (Ugo Tognazzi) is an ultra-right-wing congressman that doesn't agree anymore with his fascist party policy. He contacts many Italian Army officers and built a net of relationship in order to organize a Coup d'Etat (Golpe). Something goes wrong and the Interior Minister (Home Secretary) Mr. Li Masi (Lino Pugliesi) got the all information about the attempted Golpe. So the Minister organizes a counter-Golpe. Tritoni desperately, to save his project, kidnaps the Italian Republic President (Claude Dauphin) that immediately dies for heartache. Now Minister Mr. Li Masi is free to lay down the law to the rest of the country, realizing basically the actual Golpe! Tritoni surrenders and will spend rest of his time trying to sell his ideas about managing Golpe in Africa! Written by 1felco

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | French

Release Date:

2 March 1973 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

We Want the Colonels See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dean Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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