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The Pool Hustlers (1983)

Io, Chiara e lo scuro (original title)
Francesco, nicknamed 'Toscano', is a very good pool player but he never wins when he plays for money. He meets Chiara, a saxophone player, on a late night bus by swapping his case ... See full summary »

Director:

Maurizio Ponzi

Writers:

Francesco Nuti (story), Franco Ferrini | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Francesco Nuti Francesco Nuti ... Francesco 'Toscano'
Giuliana de Sio Giuliana de Sio ... Chiara
Marcello Lotti Marcello Lotti ... Scuro
Antonio Petrocelli Antonio Petrocelli ... Mancino
Novello Novelli Novello Novelli ... Merlo (as Novellantonio Novelli)
Renato Cecchetto Renato Cecchetto ... Giovanni
Claudio Casale Claudio Casale
Carlo Neri Carlo Neri
Claudio Spadaro
Stefano Cuneo Stefano Cuneo
Pierangelo Pozzato Pierangelo Pozzato ... (as Pietro Angelo Pozzato)
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Storyline

Francesco, nicknamed 'Toscano', is a very good pool player but he never wins when he plays for money. He meets Chiara, a saxophone player, on a late night bus by swapping his case containing the cue with her one, containing the sax. The two fall in love, but in the meantime Francesco loses a big amount of money playing versus 'Scuro', the long-time Italian champion. His only chance to pay the debt is to win the Italian Championships. Written by Alessio F. Bragadini <alessio@dsnet.it>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 March 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pool Hustlers See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Followed by Casablanca, Casablanca (1985) See more »

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