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Taste of Life (1988)

Una botta di vita (original title)
Ferragosto and Elvio Battistini are home alone after their family went to Greece.

Director:

Enrico Oldoini

Writers:

Liliane Betti, Aurelio Chiesa (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alberto Sordi ... Elvio Battistini
Bernard Blier ... Giuseppe Mondardini
Andréa Ferréol ... Germaine
Vittorio Caprioli ... Il cuoco
Alberto Sorrentino Alberto Sorrentino
Elena Falgheri Elena Falgheri
Josette Nieri Josette Nieri
René Balangero René Balangero
Gérard Gardi Gérard Gardi
Jean Mainardi Jean Mainardi
Claude Pascal Claude Pascal
Jean-Pierre Besson Jean-Pierre Besson
Chantal Garin Chantal Garin
Pierre Genari-Conti Pierre Genari-Conti
Lauren Grandt Lauren Grandt ... (as Daisy Grandt)
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Ferragosto and Elvio Battistini are home alone after their family went to Greece.

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

22 December 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Blast of Life See more »

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Color:

Color (Telecolor)
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So underrated!
31 March 2019 | by srz-itSee all my reviews

A very underrated gem with the late Blier and Sordi, this movie is in the typical style of the most celebrated "Commedia all'italiana" movies of the 1960s and 1970s, and some sort of old age counterpart of Dino Risi's "Il Sorpasso / The Easy Life". It is also a great performance for the Sordi-Blier duo, which on its own justifies a 10 vote.


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