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Father Hope (2005)

Padre Speranza (original title)
Don Vasari (the famous actor Bud Spencer) is an anti-conformist priest. For this reason he is transferred to a juvenile prison in a small town in the southern of Italy. Nino, a sixteen year... See full summary »

Director:

Ruggero Deodato

Writers:

Sandro Moretti (screenplay) (as Alessandro Moretti), Ruggero Deodato (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bud Spencer ... Padre Speranza / Father Hope
Salvatore Cascio ... Nino Carbone (as Totò Cascio)
Marco Messeri ... Padre Leonardo
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Guido Fonseca
Mauro Ursella Mauro Ursella ... Gegé (=Gigi)
Alex Sandro Alex Sandro ... Vincenzo Torrisi
Valentina Lainati Valentina Lainati ... Maddalena Carbone
Giovanni Caruso Giovanni Caruso ... Vicedirettore (as Gianni Caruso)
Saverio Deodato Saverio Deodato ... Attilio Venturi
Rodolfo Corsato ... Examining magistrate Mottola
Gianni Franco ... Ettore Peluso
Laura Gualtieri Laura Gualtieri ... Dr. Rivelli
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ... Aldo Torrisi (as Vince Riotta)
Ines Nobili ... Prison headmistress
Lucio Rosato Lucio Rosato ... Prison doctor
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Storyline

Don Vasari (the famous actor Bud Spencer) is an anti-conformist priest. For this reason he is transferred to a juvenile prison in a small town in the southern of Italy. Nino, a sixteen year old inmate, is accused of murder but Don Vasari does not believe his guilt and he starts a courageous investigation to help him.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 December 2005 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Atyai pofonosztó See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is a never aired pilot episode for a never produced TV series. However, it went out on DVD in 2005. See more »

Soundtracks

Sigla di testa
Written by Bud Spencer and Nereo Foresti
Arranged by Capranica and Lombardi
Performed by Bud Spencer
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