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Le due vite di Mattia Pascal (1985)

Unlike in the previous 3 adaptations of the book,here Mattia narrates in flashback,back at his library job in his village,how he changed his name when mistakenly thought dead and tried to start a new life in Rome.

Director:

Mario Monicelli

Writers:

Suso Cecchi D'Amico (screenplay), Ennio De Concini (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marcello Mastroianni ... Mattia Pascal
Senta Berger ... Clara
Flavio Bucci ... Terenzio Papiano
Laura Morante ... Adriana Paleari
Laura del Sol ... Romilda Pescatore
Caroline Berg Caroline Berg ... Véronique
Andréa Ferréol ... Silvia Caporale
Bernard Blier ... Anselmo Paleari
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Mino Pomino
Néstor Garay Néstor Garay ... Giambattista Malagna
Rosalia Maggio Rosalia Maggio ... Vedova Pescatore
Clelia Rondinella ... Oliva Salvoni
Carlo Bagno Carlo Bagno ... Pellegrinotto, dattilografo
Flori Cantori Flori Cantori ... Madre di Mattia
Helen Stirling Helen Stirling ... Zia Scolastica
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Storyline

Unlike in the previous 3 adaptations of the book,here Mattia narrates in flashback,back at his library job in his village,how he changed his name when mistakenly thought dead and tried to start a new life in Rome.

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Love, Passion, Adventure...and, a man's search for his identity.

Genres:

Comedy

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Country:

Italy | France | West Germany | Spain | UK

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

30 August 1985 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

As Duas Vidas de Mattia Pascal See more »

Filming Locations:

Venice, Italy

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (special edition) | (2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A man accidentally fakes his own suicide and tries to live a new carefree life.
8 November 2001 | by eadeSee all my reviews

Based on the brilliant novel by Luigi Pirandello, "The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal" weaves the story of a man who accidentally fakes his own suicide and tries and fails to live a new carefree life before being drawn back to the community that has "buried" him years ago. A superb film about identity, fate, chance and anonymity.


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