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Roaring Years (1962)

Gli anni ruggenti (original title)
The incognito visit of a fascist hierarc in a tiny country town shakes deeply the ruling class and their lack of integrity.

Director:

Luigi Zampa

Writers:

Sergio Amidei (story), Vincenzo Talarico (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nino Manfredi ... Omero Battifiori
Gino Cervi ... Salvatore Acquamano
Michèle Mercier ... Elvira Acquamano
Gastone Moschin ... Carmine Passante
Angela Luce ... Rosa De Bellis
Rosalia Maggio Rosalia Maggio ... Donna Nunzia Acquamano
Linda Sini ... Elsa
Carla Calò Carla Calò
Mara Maiello Mara Maiello
Antonietta Esposito Antonietta Esposito ... (as Annetta Esposito)
Gino Brillante Gino Brillante
Giuseppe Ianigro Giuseppe Ianigro ... Nicola De Bellis (as Giuseppe Janigro)
Gaetano Morino Gaetano Morino
Enzo Petito Enzo Petito
Ruggero Pignotti Ruggero Pignotti
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In the thirties, during the Fascist Dictatorship, an insurance broker, Omero Battifiori, reaches a small country town from Rome seeking for new customers. The main authorities, expecting an incognito inspection from the Fascist Party of the capital, suspect him to be the inspector and a very important member of the Party. The misunderstanding leads to a number of equivocals until Omero reveals his identity. Written by Anonymous

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Italian censorship visa # 37354 delivered on 18-4-1962. See more »

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The Italian Way of a not democratic government
27 July 2000 | by luigigiacomelloSee all my reviews

Luigi Zampa gave us a critic and, at a same time, ironic description of what really was fascism in Italy. I think that this movie should be seen by the leaders of "Alleanza Nazionale" in order to discuss over their idea of the morality of politicians in the eve of fascism


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

21 April 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A hazugság városa See more »

Filming Locations:

Matera, Basilicata, Italy See more »

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1.85 : 1
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