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Il grande cocomero (1993)

An epileptic 12-year-old girl, Pippi, is hospitalized in the psychiatric ward instead of the neurological ward, due to an administration error. Out of this mistake begins the difficult journey towards being cured.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergio Castellitto ... Arturo
Anna Galiena ... Cinzia Diotallevi
Alessia Fugardi ... Valentina 'Pippi' Diotallevi
Silvio Vannucci Silvio Vannucci ... Gianni
Alessandra Panelli Alessandra Panelli ... Fiorella
Victor Cavallo Victor Cavallo ... Don Annibale
Maria Consagra Maria Consagra ... Madre di Marinella
Lidia Broccolino Lidia Broccolino ... Prof. Lodigiani
Raffaele Vannoli ... Michele
Giacomo Ciarrapico Giacomo Ciarrapico ... Giacomo
Lara Pranzoni Lara Pranzoni ... Marinella
Tiziana Bianchi Tiziana Bianchi
Andrea Di Giacomo Andrea Di Giacomo
Marco Coda Marco Coda ... Tonino
Giuseppe Giordani Giuseppe Giordani
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An epileptic 12-year-old girl, Pippi, is hospitalized in the psychiatric ward instead of the neurological ward, due to an administration error. Out of this mistake begins the difficult journey towards being cured.

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Drama | Family

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 88412 delivered on 10-2-1993. See more »

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La donna cannone
Written and performed by Francesco De Gregori
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Unforgettable and moving
18 June 2002 | by Daniel KarlssonSee all my reviews

I saw this film in Munich over a year ago, by mistake. I was pleasantly surprised though. At that time, I found it touching but also slightly boring. I gave it a 6 out of 10. Today, I still can't forget this film, even though I see approximately one new movie per day. I just can't forget the young epileptic girl's face. Today I'm thinking of rating it a 8.


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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

10 February 1993 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great Pumpkin See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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