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Malamore (1982)

Marcello is a dwarf who is kept hidden by his family and falls in love with a prostitute from the local brothel. The prostitute's lover plots to kill the dwarf but she helps him to escape, though at a cost to her own well-being.

Director:

Eriprando Visconti
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Credited cast:
Jimmy Briscoe Jimmy Briscoe ... Marcello Giammarco
Nathalie Nell Nathalie Nell ... Maria
Antonio Marsina ... Cesare
Remo Girone ... Il monco
Leopoldo Trieste ... L'amministratore
Monica Scattini Monica Scattini ... Sonia
Serena Grandi ... Dora
Cinzia Cavalieri Cinzia Cavalieri ... Alma
Elisabeth Kaza ... Leni Grundt
Leonardo Treviglio Leonardo Treviglio ... Amilcare
David Brandon ... Maggiore Banfield (as David Haughton)
Fiorella Molinari Fiorella Molinari ... Flora
Catherine Ohotnikoff Catherine Ohotnikoff ... Mariuca
Renata Zamengo Renata Zamengo ... Joanna
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Cesare Barrett Cesare Barrett
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Storyline

Set in Northern Italy during the 1st World War. The villa of the lawyer Giammarco is used as a military hospital. For the owner's son, Marcello a poor deformed dwarf, it is an opportunity to meet people and discover life, because he is kept hidden by his family. He falls in love with a prostitute, who only wants his money. The prostitute's lover plots to kill the dwarf, but she helps him to escape and is run over and paralyzed as a result. She becomes paralyzed after the accident; as a fellow-creature, she will stay at his side.

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Drama

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Italian censorship visa # 78098 delivered on 23-9-1982. See more »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 September 1982 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

La casa rosa See more »

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Arcana Film Produzione See more »
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Color:

Color
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