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La pecora nera (1968)

Mario and Filippo are two twin brothers, the honorable one want to bring morality back into Italian political life, as president of the Commission for the investigation of corruption. The other brother is a cynical trickster.

Director:

Luciano Salce

Writers:

Ennio De Concini (story), Luciano Salce (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vittorio Gassman ... Mario Agasti / Filippo Agasti
Lisa Gastoni ... Alma Galletti
Adrienne Larussa ... Kitty (as Adrienne La Russa)
Ettore Mattia Ettore Mattia ... Minister Mattia
Antonio Centa ... Commendator Mannocchi
Umberto D'Orsi Umberto D'Orsi ... Roberto Franceschini 'Pampero'
James Riley James Riley ... Félix Désiré Tombalassa
Janine Hendy Janine Hendy ... Félix Désiré Tombalassa's Wife (as Janis Handy)
Ennio Balbo Ennio Balbo ... Senator Galletti
Giampiero Albertini Giampiero Albertini ... Santarini
Fiorenzo Fiorentini ... Bertieri
Eugene Walter Eugene Walter ... Mons. Faldella
Christopher Hodge Christopher Hodge ... Fabrizio Mannocchi (as Christopher A. Hodge)
Michel Bardinet Michel Bardinet ... The German Official
Marisa Fabbri ... Wife of Mattia
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Storyline

Mario and Filippo are two twin brothers, the honorable one want to bring morality back into Italian political life, as president of the Commission for the investigation of corruption. The other brother is a cynical trickster.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

2 October 1969 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

The Black Sheep See more »

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Production Co:

Fair Film See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Soundtracks

La Pecora Nera
Written by Sergio Bardotti (as Bardotti), Luciano Salce (as Pilantra) and Luis Bacalov (as Enriquez)
Performed by Rocky Roberts
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Vittorio Gassman shines in this film satire
20 November 2019 | by arrtisstSee all my reviews

This film is a very good and courageous political satire, it's about corruption in the Italian government


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