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Che bella giornata (2011)

Checco, an uneducated but self-satisfied fellow from Milan, who has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, fails his entrance exam for the third time. It must be said that at the oral... See full summary »

Director:

Gennaro Nunziante

Writers:

Gennaro Nunziante, Checco Zalone (as Luca Medici)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Checco Zalone Checco Zalone ... Checco Zalone
Nabiha Akkari ... Farah
Ivano Marescotti Ivano Marescotti ... Colonello dei carabinieri Gismondo Mazzini
Michele Alhaique ... Don Ivano
Luigi Luciano Luigi Luciano ... Giovanni
Rita del Piano Rita del Piano ... Anna (as Annarita del Piano)
Anna Bellato Anna Bellato ... Maria Bellini
Mehdi Mahdloo Mehdi Mahdloo ... Sufien
Cinzia Mascoli Cinzia Mascoli ... Rossella Mazzini
Paolo De Vita Paolo De Vita ... Maresciallo Capobianco
Bruno Armando Bruno Armando ... Capo Intelligence
Rocco Papaleo Rocco Papaleo ... Nicola Zalone
Tullio Solenghi Tullio Solenghi ... Cardinale Rosselli
Isabelle Adriani ... Mercedes
Matteo Reza Azchirvani Matteo Reza Azchirvani ... Arabo
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Storyline

Checco, an uneducated but self-satisfied fellow from Milan, who has always dreamed of becoming a police officer, fails his entrance exam for the third time. It must be said that at the oral examination Checco said that the reason why he wanted to join the police was benefits in kind and cronyism! But the young man has connections and he soon finds himself a security agent at the Milan Cathedral. Of course the bumbling idiot proves a living catastrophe! Spotted by Sufien, an Arab terrorist who is preparing an attack against the cathedral, Checco appears as the perfect sucker. To manipulate him, he sends his charming sister Farah to him, with the mission to seduce him... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Official Sites:

Medusa Film [Italy]

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | Arabic

Release Date:

5 January 2011 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Ma che bella giornata! See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€11,823,000 (Italy), 5 January 2011
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Medusa Film,Taodue Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Highest gross at the Italian box office, since the release of Life Is Beautiful (1997), fourteen years before. See more »

Quotes

Checco: But you live in Islam, don't you?
Terrorista arabo: Islam is not a country, it's a faith
Checco: In this case, I am from Cattolica!
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Soundtracks

Serenade in E Minor also known as Little Night Music
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Checco has better films
22 January 2016 | by elinaeihmaneSee all my reviews

Hi there. I am not Italian living in Italy so thats why in English. Watched the movie after his ultimate success of Quo vado. Thats why dare to say that he has better movies in his dossier. This includes also Sole a Cattinelle. The movie we are speaking now has a very weak female character - all I remembered the day after was her teeth. SO she just smiled and made grimaces. And did it for unforgivable too many minutes of the film. The Checco itself plays good and his character is more consistent and vivid so thats fine. The first half of the movie is rather interesting but then...you need some 1 liter or beer to keep being interested because rather weird scenes and events without sense takes place. And then you await the last 10 minutes waiting of something extraordinary to make for the annoying half an hour. But...oh no, the thing in the end with the building is just stupid. Why the woman did so I cant get. Because it has NO sense. Per fortuna, we have better and more interesting Checco films. Dixi


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