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An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a... See more »

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Mrs. Palese
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Commendatore Vladimiro Palese
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CIA Agent / Inspector Tuttumpezzo
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Cardinal Felicetto dCaprettari
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Paolo T. Fiume the TG3 Speaker
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General in Toilet / Menelao the Retired Railroad Supervisor
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Prof. Ludwig Joseph Schmidt / Host of Disgraziometro Show
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Valet of Conclave
Carlo Bagno ...
Macaluso an Entrant to the Disgraziometro Show
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Assistant of Paolo T. Fiume
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TV Host
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English Teacher
Eros Pagni ...
Police Commissioner Pertinace
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Cardinal Piazza-Colonna
Luigi Uzzo
Giovannella Grifeo ...
Marina the TV Assistant (as Giovanna E. Grifeo)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Franco Angrisano ...
Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Gianfranco Barra ...
Columnist Nocella (uncredited)
Andrea Bosic ...
Bishop of Naples (uncredited)
Carlo Croccolo ...
Tax Inspector (uncredited)
Franco Diogene ...
Grocer (uncredited)
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Edwige the Maid of Caprettari (uncredited)
Luciano Foti ...
TG3 Employee (uncredited)
Sergio Graziani ...
Cardinal Cannaregio (uncredited)
Luigi Lenner ...
Caryatid in Full-Dress Uniform (uncredited)
Rocco Loschiavo ...
Recording Engineer (uncredited)
Valentino Macchi ...
Interviewer of the Judge (uncredited)
Renzo Marignano ...
TV Reporter in Milan (uncredited)
Camillo Milli ...
Captain La Pattuglia (uncredited)
Tony Morgan ...
Lance Corporal (uncredited)
Angelo Pellegrino ...
TV Reporter Maddaloni (uncredited)
Alberto Postorino ...
Crescenti (uncredited)
Giacomo Rizzo ...
TV Cameraman (uncredited)
Amedeo Salamon ...
Party Guest (uncredited)
Franco Scandurra ...
Dean Cardinal (uncredited)
Luca Sportelli ...
City Council Lo Bove #4 (uncredited)
Aldo Suligoj ...
Priest / Man Going to Switzerland (uncredited)
Maria Tedeschi ...
Caryatid (uncredited)
Max Turilli ...
Judge (uncredited)
Luciano Zanussi ...
Man Speaking with the Judge (uncredited)

Directed by

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Leonardo Benvenuti ... (as Benvenuti)
Luigi Comencini ... (as Comenicini)
Piero De Bernardi ... (as De Bernardi)
Agenore Incrocci ... (as Age)
Nanni Loy ... (as Loy)
Ruggero Maccari ... (as Maccari)
Luigi Magni ... (as Magni)
Mario Monicelli ... (as Monicelli)
Ugo Pirro ... (as Pirro)
Furio Scarpelli ... (as Scarpelli)
Ettore Scola ... (as Scola)

Written by

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Agenore Incrocci ... (written by) (as Age) and
Leonardo Benvenuti ... (written by) (as Benvenuti) and
Luigi Comencini ... (written by) (as Comenicini) and
Piero De Bernardi ... (written by) (as De Bernardi) and
Nanni Loy ... (written by) (as Loy) and
Ruggero Maccari ... (written by) (as Maccari) and
Luigi Magni ... (written by) (as Magni) and
Mario Monicelli ... (written by) (as Monicelli) and
Ugo Pirro ... (written by) (as Pirro) and
Furio Scarpelli ... (written by) (as Scarpelli) and
Ettore Scola ... (written by) (as Scola)

Produced by

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Franco Committeri ... executive producer

Music by

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Lucio Dalla
Giuseppe Mazzucca
Nicola Samale
Antonello Venditti

Cinematography by

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Claudio Ragona ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Amedeo Salfa

Editorial Department

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Vincenza Caruso ... second assistant editor
Luciana Scandroglio ... assistant editor

Production Design by

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Lorenzo Baraldi
Lucia Mirisola
Luciano Spadoni

Set Decoration by

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Riccardo Domenici
Massimo Tavazzi

Costume Design by

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Lorenzo Baraldi
Lucia Mirisola
Luciano Spadoni

Makeup Department

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Paolo Bambusi ... hair stylist
Walter Cossu ... makeup artist
Anna Cristofani ... hair stylist
Adalgisa Favella ... hair stylist
Franco Freda ... makeup artist
Marcello Meniconi ... makeup artist
Angelo Roncaioli ... makeup artist
Fabrizio Sforza ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Lucio Bompani ... production manager
Franco Committeri ... unit manager
Arduino Mercuri ... production supervisor
Gino Santarelli ... production supervisor
Giorgio Scotton ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Luisa Alessandri ... first assistant director
Ignazio Dolce ... first assistant director
Francesco Laudadio ... second assistant director
Massimo Patrizi ... first assistant director
Rinaldo Ricci ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Luciano Argento ... props
Luciano D'Achille ... props
Gianni Fiumi ... props
Goffredo Massetti ... props
Roberta Tomassetti ... assistant production designer

Sound Department

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Rocco Lo Schiavo ... boom operator
Alberto Tinebra ... sound mixer
Luciano Welisch ... sound (as Luciano Welish)
Massimo Anzellotti ... sound effects editor (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Roberto Allegretti ... electrician
Alessandro Bastoni ... assistant camera
Vasco Benucci ... assistant camera
Divo Cavicchioli ... still photographer
Paolo Cavicchioli ... still photographer (as Paolo Maria Cavicchioli)
Francesco Cerboni ... electrician
Renato Cinti ... grip
Stefano Coletta ... assistant camera
Gaetano Coniglio ... electrician
Giorgio Di Battista ... camera operator
Otello Diodato ... gaffer
Alessio Gelsini Torresi ... assistant camera (as Alessio Gelsini)
Pietro Marra ... electrician
Teodorico Memé ... grip
Bernardino Nardoni ... grip
Sergio Palastro ... grip
Angelo Pennoni ... still photographer
Antonio Piselli ... electrician
Roberto Pizzi ... key grip
Ernesto Ricci ... electrician
Romolo Romagnoli ... grip
Sergio Rossi ... grip

Animation Department

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Chiappori ... character designer: end credits (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paola Comencini ... assistant costume designer
Giampiero Grassi ... seamstress
Vittoria Guaita ... assistant costume designer
Carmen Pericolo ... seamstress
Giulia Pietraforte ... seamstress
Alessandra Pistella ... seamstress

Other crew

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Rita Agostini ... continuity
Nestore Baratella ... administrator
Vivien Boden ... production secretary
Fausto Capozzi ... administrator
Pietro Innocenti ... administrator
Ilde Muscio ... continuity
Maria Ruhle ... press agent (as Maria Rühle)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into his own killing by another colleague. In a television film, the police are befooled by a fake bomb and put a real one in order not to be derided by the public. In a film inquisition show, the bishop of Naples speaks highly of the importance of the family, but a child who lives a miserable family life kills himself. In the debate that follows it is proposed that they should eat the children, as Swift had said. In the next episode, a general who is in the toilet is called for the NATO parade, but the flasher breaks and in his effort to fix it, he dirts allover and kills himself. In a children's show an inspector finds excuses and delays the arrest of a powerful man. In an inquiry a pensioner is happy with his petty pension, but cries when he hears the word 'fillet'. In a quiz show there is a contest for misery. In Pope's elections Cardinals kill each other's voters and finally they decide to elect temporarily an ill cardinal, but once he is elected, he reveals his authoritarian face. Through the news and advertisements between shows a number of other issues are satirized. Written by Alkistis Zografou

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Also Known As
  • Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (United Kingdom)
  • Mesdames et messieurs bonsoir (France)
  • Buenas noches, señoras y señores (Spain)
  • Señoras y señores, buenas noches (Argentina)
  • Лека нощ, дами и господа (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
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  • 105 min
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