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Talcum Powder (1982)

Borotalco (original title)
Sergio Benvenuti finds job as musical agent in an important Italian publisher. This could be his final step before to marry Rossella. But his career does not rise, so he asks Nadia Vandelli... See full summary »

Director:

Carlo Verdone

Writers:

Enrico Oldoini (screenplay), Enrico Oldoini (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlo Verdone ... Sergio Benvenuti
Eleonora Giorgi ... Nadia Vandelli
Christian De Sica ... Marcello
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Manuel Fantoni / Cesare Cuticchia
Enrico Papa Enrico Papa ... Cristiano
Roberta Manfredi Roberta Manfredi ... Rossella
Isa Gallinelli Isa Gallinelli ... Valeria (as Isabella Gallinelli)
Mario Brega ... Augusto
Daniela Ferrari Daniela Ferrari ... Iolanda
Nando Marineo Nando Marineo ... Dott. Fagioni
Karen Louise Freeman Karen Louise Freeman ... Barbara
Vittorio Zarfati ... Prete Convitto
Antonella Antinori ... Segretaria
Roberto Ceccacci Roberto Ceccacci ... Bigliettaio
Roberto Giancaterini Roberto Giancaterini ... Prete Carcere
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Sergio Benvenuti finds job as musical agent in an important Italian publisher. This could be his final step before to marry Rossella. But his career does not rise, so he asks Nadia Vandelli, a more experienced agent and a nice girl, to work together just for one day, in order to gain some more experience. They have to meet Manuel Fantoni in his own flat. Nadia is late and Sergio goes on with the meeting. Fantoni isn't what he says he is and Nadia is arriving. Everything starts rolling quickly and quickly till Sergio finds himself in an incredible and funny situation from which it will be hard to escape. Written by 1felco

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rome italy | midlife crisis | See All (2) »

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Comedy

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Un fiore per Hal
Written by Lucio Dalla (as Dalla) and Fabio Liberatori (as Liberatori)
Performed by Stadio
Courtesy of Edizioni RCA Musica/Assist
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Carlo Verdone purest comedy
7 February 2001 | by folgore73See all my reviews

Borotalco is the purest example of what Carlo Verdone used to be all about. The mid-life crisis that was to hit the great Roman actor/director, resulting in such movies as "Maledetto il giorno che ti ho incontrato",was still in the distant future.Back then Verdone was still capable of portraying the incredible characters that made him a legend.Angelo Infanti's Manuel Fantoni is alone worth the bother of finding this movie.Mario Brega(of Sergio Leone fame)is at his prime in the role of the ultra-Roman shopkeeper.The movie is a very good comedy that is a must for all Verdone fans.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 December 1987 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Talcum Powder See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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