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La terrazza (1980)

Expensive vines, tables filled with food, but emptiness inside. Everyone has stopped developing, and fastened in their roles. Hurtful, but still funny story about human development.

Director:

Ettore Scola

Writers:

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vittorio Gassman ... Mario
Ugo Tognazzi ... Amedeo
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Enrico D'Orsi (as Jean Louis Trintignant)
Marcello Mastroianni ... Luigi
Stefania Sandrelli ... Giovanna
Carla Gravina Carla Gravina ... Carla
Ombretta Colli Ombretta Colli ... Enza
Galeazzo Benti Galeazzo Benti ... Galeazzo
Milena Vukotic ... Emanuela
Stefano Satta Flores Stefano Satta Flores ... Tizzo
Serge Reggiani ... Sergio
Agenore Incrocci Agenore Incrocci ... Vittorio (as Age)
Leonardo Benvenuti Leonardo Benvenuti ... Un ospite
Ugo Gregoretti ... Altro ospite
Lucio Lombardo Radice Lucio Lombardo Radice ... Himself
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Expensive vines, tables filled with food, but emptiness inside. Everyone has stopped developing, and fastened in their roles. Hurtful, but still funny story about human development.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 February 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Terrace See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

Featured in La strana coppia. Incontro con Age e Scarpelli (2001) See more »

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Concerto N.8 in La Minore
by Antonio Vivaldi
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A good Scola and a great cast
11 April 2002 | by fabreuSee all my reviews

Good opportunity to see once again Scola's great sense of criticism and love for Italian contemporary society, mixing in a tragicomic way politics, middle-age crisis, failing marriage, love, infidelity, suicide, friendship, the rôle of intellectuals. His great ensemble direction rivals Robert Altman's. And just have a look at that cast - Mastroianni (effective as always), Trintignant (always so surprising), Tognazzi (in charge of his difficult rôle), Gassman (what a superb actor!), Reggiani (moving), the lovely Stefania Sandrelli and a débutante very young Marie Trintignant. For those who like Italian cinema and politically oriented films with a touch of humor. 8/10


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