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Fun Is Beautiful (1980)

Un sacco bello (original title)
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Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full... See full summary »

Director:

Carlo Verdone

Writers:

Leonardo Benvenuti (story) (as Leo Benvenuti), Piero De Bernardi (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Carlo Verdone ... Enzo / Ruggero / Leo / Don Alfio / Anselmo / Professore
Verónica Miriel ... Marisol
Mario Brega ... Mario
Renato Scarpa ... Sergio
Fausto Di Bella Fausto Di Bella ... Il fidanzato di Marisol
Isabella De Bernardi Isabella De Bernardi ... Fiorenza (as Isabella Bernardi)
Sandro Ghiani Sandro Ghiani ... Cristian
Maria Mizar Maria Mizar ... Angelicuccia (as Maria Mizar Ferrara)
Luciano Bonanni Luciano Bonanni ... Infermiere anziano
Filippo Ciro Filippo Ciro ... Il 'Dottorino' (as Filippo Ciró)
Filippo Trincia Filippo Trincia ... L'uomo affacciato alla finestra
Pietro Zardini Pietro Zardini ... Il vecchio bendato
Bruno Rosa Bruno Rosa
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Storyline

Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full of stockings and biro pens. The last one is a hippy whose father tries to convince him to get back home. Written by Sembola

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | Spanish | English

Release Date:

19 January 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fun Is Beautiful See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

Company Credits

Production Co:

Medusa Distribuzione See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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An absolut masterpiece of the italian comedy
21 June 2018 | by magni_davideSee all my reviews

An evergreen, one of those movies that you can see many times and they are still funny. Carlo Verdone plays three main characters (plus other minor roles): the cocky Enzo, and his dream to reach Poland with the friend Sergio, to meet many polish girls; the hippie Ruggero, who has to confront his dispotic father to explain his rejection to the modern way of life and embrace the nature in a community on the tuscanian hills; and the clumsy and naive Leo, who meets a spanish girl but is unable to do anything with her. It's a comic movie, but there's something slightly sad in all their stories, some loneliness and finally the impossibility to change their fate despite all their efforts.


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