In the Sicily of the late 1940s, two brother sculptors, tired of selling madonnas to the local churches, finally realize their dream, and set up a Sicilian production company, thanks to the...
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Grotesque... Depressing... Comic.... Absurd..... Every word seems useless to describe this movie. An incredible catalogue of charachters, mostly played by non professional actors or ... See full summary »
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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 ... See full summary »
This particular version of Naples is home to Antonio Barracano, the young, vigorous and tattooed Mayor of Rione Sanità who plays by his own rules; a paternal figure who oversees the licit and illicit activities unfolding within the city.
Francesco Di Leva,
Roberto De Francesco
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In the Sicily of the late 1940s, two brother sculptors, tired of selling madonnas to the local churches, finally realize their dream, and set up a Sicilian production company, thanks to the help of a local bishop. They start producing one box-office failure Z-movie after the other, all with terribly bad local non-pros as actors. Covered in debts, they finally have their great chance, when a local nobleman obsessed by magic decides to invest all his wealth in the making of a movie about Cagliostro, just one year after Orson Welles' Black Magic (1949). They hire a famous American actor (Robert Englund) and start shooting "The Return of Cagliostro".Written by
I cannot say whether I liked it or not. Or actually I cannot say whether it is a good film or not. I personally liked it, although I cannot say I enjoyed it. It is surely one of the most weird, bizarre, "screwed-up" films I have ever seen in my life. Nothing follows a logical flow, there is basically no plot and no actors, but you inevitably end up laughing about something... and you do not even understand exactly WHY you are laughing, sometimes. but you laugh. Completely absurd, nonsense and pointless, but so strange you will end up feeling strange as well.
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