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How We Got the Italian Movie Business Into Trouble: The True Story of Franco and Ciccio (2004)

100 min | Documentary

The movie on the career of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia, from the debut until the death of both. It's composed of selected passages from movies and varieties, and interviews to directors (Mario Monicelli, Mariano Laurenti, Osvaldo ...See moreThe movie on the career of Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia, from the debut until the death of both. It's composed of selected passages from movies and varieties, and interviews to directors (Mario Monicelli, Mariano Laurenti, Osvaldo Civirani, Lucio Fulci), actors (Lino Banfi, Lando Buzzanca, Pino Caruso), scriptwriters (Pipolo), singers (Mario Merola, Nino D'Angelo), and to the television presenter Pippo Baudo; beyond to the close relatives of Franco and Ciccio. Written by Ninni Radicini (ninnir@tin.it) See less
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Sep 24, 2004 (Italy)

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Franco Franchi
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Laura Betti
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Giuseppe Ciprì
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Ninetto Davoli
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Silvia Dionisio
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Tullio Kezich
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Mario Merola
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Domenico Modugno
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Mario Monicelli
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Gregorio Napoli
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Alberto Sordi
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Paolo Villaggio
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Franco Maresco
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7.4 / 10 | 169 votes