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La buca (2014)

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Veteran ambulance chaser Oscar gets 'bitten' by a dog and decides to make some cash by suing its owner. However, this turns out to be Armando, a penniless man just released from jail after ... See full summary »

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Daniele Ciprì
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sergio Castellitto ... Oscar
Rocco Papaleo ... Armando
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi ... Carmen
Jacopo Cullin ... Nancho
Ivan Franek ... Tito
Teco Celio Teco Celio ... Giudice
Sonia Gessner Sonia Gessner ... Signorina Monterosa
Lucia Ocone Lucia Ocone ... Sissi
Giovanni Esposito ... Finto Invalido
Valentina Bellè ... Arianna
Fabio Camilli Fabio Camilli ... Giudice Alto
Carlo Luca De Ruggieri Carlo Luca De Ruggieri ... Giudice Medio (as Carlo De Ruggieri)
Silvana Bosi Silvana Bosi ... La madre di Armando
Nino Scardina Nino Scardina ... Avvocato Caroppo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonietta Bello ... Infermiera Sabani
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Veteran ambulance chaser Oscar gets 'bitten' by a dog and decides to make some cash by suing its owner. However, this turns out to be Armando, a penniless man just released from jail after 30 years for a crime he didn't commit, shunned by everyone except his dog. Oscar sees the potential of getting millions in compensation from the state, and the two fifty-somethings team up in search of clues along with the help of a friendly Barista who owns the a café. Written by TV

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Country:

Italy | Switzerland | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 September 2014 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Money Buddies See more »

Filming Locations:

Roma, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$752,786
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Color:

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2.35 : 1
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