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La scomparsa di Patò (2010)

Based on the historical novel by Andrea Camilleri, The Vanishing of Patò is set in Vigàta, the town that Detective Montalbano fans know and love...but it's 1890, Easter weekend. Two rival ... See full summary »

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Rocco Mortelliti

Writers:

Andrea Camilleri (novel), Rocco Mortelliti (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nino Frassica Nino Frassica ... Paolo Giummaro
Maurizio Casagrande Maurizio Casagrande ... Delegato Ernesto Bellavia
Alessandra Mortelliti ... Signora Elisabetta Mangiafico in Patò
Neri Marcorè Neri Marcorè ... Antonio Patò
Flavio Bucci ... Capitano Arturo Bosisio
Gilberto Idonea Gilberto Idonea ... Questore Liborio Bonafede
Roberto Herlitzka Roberto Herlitzka ... Don Carmelo
Simona Marchini Simona Marchini ... Principessa Imelda Sanjust
Guia Jelo Guia Jelo ... Prostituta
Manlio Dovì Manlio Dovì ... Calogero Pirrello
Franco Costanzo Franco Costanzo ... Ragioniere Cardillo
Giacinto Ferro Giacinto Ferro ... Prefetto Tirirò
Pippo Crapanzano Pippo Crapanzano ... Artidoro Pecoraro
Alessia Cardella Alessia Cardella ... Rachele Infantino
Giovanni Calcagno Giovanni Calcagno ... Ciarramiddaro
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Based on the historical novel by Andrea Camilleri, The Vanishing of Patò is set in Vigàta, the town that Detective Montalbano fans know and love...but it's 1890, Easter weekend. Two rival investigators look into the disappearance of Antonio Patò, a quiet accountant who vanishes after his performance as Judas in the town's annual Passion Play.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 February 2012 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vanishing of Pato See more »

Filming Locations:

Agrigento, Sicily, Italy See more »

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13 Dicembre,Emme,S.Ti.C. See more »
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Well done typical Italian film
4 May 2014 | by because-of-himSee all my reviews

There is nothing overly special about this Italian 1 hour and 30 minute (IMDB lists it as a 35 minute short, but it was on TV for 1 hour, 30 minutes, without commercials) which comes with English sub-titles. It is a common "who-dunnit" comedy-drama that is more entertaining than most and keeps the viewer wondering what is happening and who is responsible. As typical, everything comes together towards the end. There is light humor and especially good acting. I watched the TV version, so I cannot tell if there is any offensive material. The scenery is beautiful and the sets are colorful. The last scene with the suspect is my favorite when he fixes his gaze (I won't tell you what he looks at, but it is a hoot).


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