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Bawdy Tales (1973)

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Rome, 1850. In prison, two young men, Bernardino and Mammone, condemned for murder wait their own death penalty to be executed, and pass their last hours telling each other lust and ... See full summary »

Director:

Sergio Citti

Writers:

Pier Paolo Pasolini (story), Sergio Citti (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ninetto Davoli ... Bernardino
Franco Citti ... Mammone
Nicoletta Machiavelli ... Duchessa Caterina di Ronciglione
Gianni Rizzo Gianni Rizzo ... Il cardinale
Sebastiano Soldati Sebastiano Soldati ... Il papa
Silvano Gatti Silvano Gatti ... Duca di Ronciglione
Enzo Petriglia Enzo Petriglia ... Nicolino
Elisabetta Genovese ... Bertolina
Ennio Panosetti Ennio Panosetti ... Chiavone
Roberto Simmi Roberto Simmi
Giacomo Rizzo Giacomo Rizzo ... Don Leopoldo
Oscar Fochetti Oscar Fochetti ... Agostino
Ettore Garofolo Ettore Garofolo ... (as Ettore Garofalo)
Fabrizio Mennoni Fabrizio Mennoni ... Cacchione
Pino Andruccioli Pino Andruccioli
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Storyline

Rome, 1850. In prison, two young men, Bernardino and Mammone, condemned for murder wait their own death penalty to be executed, and pass their last hours telling each other lust and castration stories (4 flash-blacks). The first story involves a duke and a clergyman castrating themselves, while the lusty duchess and a lusty countrygirl are left alone. The second story is about a Calabrese shepherd who leads his unfaithful wife to eat her lover's testicles, supposing they were from cattle. The third story deals with the castration of a priest by the young man after whom he was lusting. And the last story is about a different sort of menage-a-trois. Written by Artemis-9

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | History

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

12 October 1973 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Bawdy Tales See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 63091 delivered on 12-9-1973. See more »

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