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Café Express (1980)

An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.

Director:

Nanni Loy

Writers:

Elvio Porta (story), Nanni Loy (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nino Manfredi ... Michele Abbagnano
Adolfo Celi ... Ispettore capo Ministero
Vittorio Caprioli ... Improta, un borsaiolo
Vittorio Mezzogiorno ... Amitrano, altro borsaiolo
Marzio Honorato Marzio Honorato ... Ferdinando
Gigi Reder Gigi Reder ... Antonio Cammarota
Luigi Basagaluppi Luigi Basagaluppi ... Vigorito, il controllore
Marisa Laurito Marisa Laurito ... Liberata
Vittorio Marsiglia Vittorio Marsiglia ... Picone, l'affarista
Maurizio Micheli Maurizio Micheli ... Il ragioniere
Clara Colosimo Clara Colosimo ... Valmarana, l'affarista
Silvio Spaccesi Silvio Spaccesi ... Sanguigno, controllore
Giovanni Piscopo Giovanni Piscopo ... Figlio di Michele, detto Cazzillo
Gerardo Scala Gerardo Scala ... Scognamilio, controllore
Leo Gullotta ... Imbastaro
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An Italian laborer (Nino Manfredi) foils anyone who tries to stop him from selling espresso on the Milan-to-Naples train.

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After "Bread and Chocolate" comes Dessert... Nino Manfredi in Café Express

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Comedy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

16 February 1980 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Café Express See more »

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Vides Cinematografica See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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The film was inspired by a candid camera show set on trains, Viaggio in Seconda Classe, also by director Nanni Loy. See more »

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Coffee service in train
21 December 2003 | by pnapo2See all my reviews

Manfredi stars in this top-notch Italian comedy about a charming flim-flam man's attempts to aid his ailing son, outwitting the dim-witted police in the process. A lovable, compassionate portrait by Italy's most inventive comedy director, Nanni Loy.

My vote: 9/10


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