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Ecce bombo (1978)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 March 1978 (Italy)
An ironic peak into the life of a group of Italian university students in the 1970s.

Director:

Nanni Moretti

Writer:

Nanni Moretti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nanni Moretti ... Michele Apicella
Luisa Rossi Luisa Rossi ... Michele's Mother
Lina Sastri Lina Sastri ... Olga
Piero Galletti Piero Galletti ... Goffredo
Susanna Javicoli Susanna Javicoli ... Silvia
Cristina Manni Cristina Manni ... Cristina
Lorenza Ralli Lorenza Ralli ... Valentina
Maurizio Romoli Maurizio Romoli ... Cesare
Carola Stagnaro Carola Stagnaro ... Flaminia
Fabio Traversa ... Mirko
Giorgio Viterbo Giorgio Viterbo ... Reporter for 'Telecalifornia'
Paolo Zaccagnini Paolo Zaccagnini ... Vito
Sandro Conte Sandro Conte ... Student
Fabrizio De Taddeo Fabrizio De Taddeo ... Student (as Fabrizio Di Taddeo)
Mauro Fabretti Mauro Fabretti ... Student (as Maurizio Fabretti)
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An ironic peak into the life of a group of Italian university students in the 1970s.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 March 1978 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Behold the Bumblebee See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 71549 delivered on 25-2-1978. See more »

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Soundtracks

E lucean le stelle (from 'Tosca')
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Courtesy of G. Ricordi & C. S.p.a.
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A very funny and unusual Italian comedy
24 May 2005 | by livorosoSee all my reviews

Using a fragmentary technique, Nanni Moretti represents the crisis of the Italian young generation of 1977, through a series of short scenes. Young guys have conflicts with their parents, monotonous relationships with their friends and complicated love affairs with women. The do not believe in '68 ideals anymore and do not find other inspiration and passions, so what they do, is simply living. But Moretti's very sarcastic and cruel style easily leads to laugh, to smile, to think. The dialogs are very funny and the characters are so hilarious. Moretti filmed his first movie in 16mm. This movie costed 180 millions of Italian Liras (about 90,000 Dollars) but it earned 2 billions of Liras (about 1 million Dollars). Not bad, if you think that it was the first movie of a not-known director. In conclusion, a great cult-movie.

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