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Il signor Quindicipalle (1998)

Francesco Di Narnali is a world champion billiards Italian and American, with a particular talent for spectacular performances, in particular to be able to pit fifteen balls to the pool ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Francesco Nuti

Writers:

Francesco Nuti (story), Carla Giulia Casalini (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Francesco Nuti Francesco Nuti ... Cecco
Sabrina Ferilli ... Sissi
Novello Novelli Novello Novelli ... Pool master
Giulia Weber Giulia Weber
Antonio Petrocelli Antonio Petrocelli
Evelina Gori Evelina Gori
Gianna Giachetti Gianna Giachetti
Gabriella Bartolini Gabriella Bartolini
Giuliana Colzi Giuliana Colzi
Mario Modeo Mario Modeo
Alex Partexano Alex Partexano ... (as Alessandro Partexano)
Gaia Bastreghi Gaia Bastreghi
Federico Fabrizi Federico Fabrizi
Stefano Orselli Stefano Orselli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alberto Gimignani Alberto Gimignani ... Cecco's father
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Francesco Di Narnali is a world champion billiards Italian and American, with a particular talent for spectacular performances, in particular to be able to pit fifteen balls to the pool with a broom instead of a stick; hence the nickname "Mr. Quindicipalle".

One day, Francesco went to the cemetery by his father and, attempting to steal the flowers to the graves he meets a woman named Sissi, who turns out to be a prostitute. Francis, having told relatives that he knew a certain Margaret, for one million and five hundred thousand lire, invites her to lunch at her home, calling her by the name of Margaret.

Sissi alias Margaret then tries to get rid of Francis, but it so happens that they meet again just to one of the performances of Francis, and they begin dating. He, more and more in love, even dedicates a new blow to the specialty five pins: un'ottavina nine banks, which he calls "Ottavina Princess Sissi".

Francis continues to practice at the pool to take part in a major tournament, but ...

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Il biliardo è donna e il tappeto verde è la sua gonna

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 September 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Gambling with Love See more »

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Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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References The Winston Affair (1964) See more »

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After the biggest Italian flop, nothing is changed for Nuti
13 October 1998 | by mauro-2See all my reviews

After the movie "Occhio Pinocchio", which will be remebered in the movie history as the most expensive Italian film and for its low incomes as the biggest Italian flop, Francesco Nuti comes back with this movie. This is his third movie where Nuti talks of pool, and the plot has always the same structure: the shy man meets the woman of his life. Feelings like jealousy, are badly expressed, and the feeling to remember when the end comes is only one: boring.


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