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Febbre da cavallo (1976)

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Bruno Fioretti, known as "Mandrake", is an inveterate gambler who never misses a day at the horse racing track in Rome. He is always at the track together with his friends Armando Pellicci,... See full summary »

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Massimo Patrizi (story), Alfredo Giannetti (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gigi Proietti ... Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake' (as Luigi Proietti)
Enrico Montesano ... Armando Pellicci, 'Er Pomata'
Catherine Spaak ... Gabriella, Mandrake's girlfriend
Mario Carotenuto Mario Carotenuto ... Avv. De Marchis
Francesco De Rosa Francesco De Rosa ... Felice Roversi
Maria Teresa Albani Maria Teresa Albani ... Fortune-teller
Gigi Ballista Gigi Ballista ... Conte Dallara
Nikki Gentile ... Mafalda (as Nicky Gentile)
Adolfo Celi ... Judge
Ennio Antonelli Ennio Antonelli ... Otello Rinaldi, the butcher, 'Manzotin'
Luciano Bonanni Luciano Bonanni ... Fatebenefratelli Hospital's male nurse
Aristide Caporale Aristide Caporale ... Augustarello
Gianfranco Cardinali Gianfranco Cardinali ... assistant of Conte Dallara
Giuseppe Castellano ... Stelvio Mazza
Fernando Cerulli ... The Director of Commercial
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Storyline

Bruno Fioretti, known as "Mandrake", is an inveterate gambler who never misses a day at the horse racing track in Rome. He is always at the track together with his friends Armando Pellicci, known as "Er Pomata" cause his use of hair gel, and Felice. They always bet on the wrong horses and they always end up being penniless. Written by Wikipedia

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

29 October 1976 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Horse Fever See more »

Filming Locations:

Agnano, Naples, Campania, Italy See more »

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Opening Weekend:

$1,365,221 (Italy), 1 November 2002
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Primex See more »
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1.85 : 1
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In the opening credits, Gigi Proietti is credited as Luigi Proietti, his full name. The actor has also stated that following Ghost Whisperer to film, feared to really take the game habit. See more »

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Italian cult movie on the horse-races world
19 March 2000 | by giulio.caroSee all my reviews

You can watch "Febbre da cavallo" 100 times and you will still be looking forward to watching it again. You will immediately feel part of the horse-races world. You will start talking with a Roman accent. Probably you will even look for an hippodrome, go there and bet on a horse for the first time in your life. But, most important, you won't stop laughing thinking of the dialogues in the movie. You will never forget Proietti/Mandrake and Montesano/Er Pomata, and you will soon realize you're not the only one (just have a look on the web)...


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