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Joan Lui - Ma un giorno nel paese arrivo io di lunedì (1985)

Joan Lui, a preacher who came from nowhere and without a past, arrives to Italy.

Director:

Adriano Celentano
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Cast

Credited cast:
Adriano Celentano ... Joan Lui
Claudia Mori ... Tina Foster
Marthe Keller ... Judy Johnson
Federica Moro Federica Moro ... Emanuela Carloni
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sherri Anderson Sherri Anderson
Federico Boido ... Medico (as Rico Boido)
Gino Cogliandro Gino Cogliandro ... Barista
Gianni Dall'Aglio Gianni Dall'Aglio ... Batterista
Filippo De Gara Filippo De Gara
Probo Galluzzi Probo Galluzzi
Giada Gerini Giada Gerini
Gian Gian ... Wiston (as Gianfabio Bosco)
William Heard Martin William Heard Martin
André De La Roche André De La Roche
Daniel Llaurado Daniel Llaurado
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Joan Lui, a preacher who came from nowhere and without a past, arrives to Italy.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Details

Country:

Italy | West Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 December 1985 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Joan Lui See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

ITL16,000,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Alternate Versions

After being premiered in a long version running 163 minutes, the film bombed spectacularly at the box office and was quickly re-cut by the producers and re-released in a shorter 125 minutes version against the wishes of director/star Adriano Celentano, who sued and asked that the film be withdrawn from theaters. All TV versions feature the shorter cut. See more »

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La Prima Stella
Performed by Adriano Celentano
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De gustibus non disputandum est
7 May 2007 | by p-gibelliniSee all my reviews

Every movie is a self-celebration of the director and of the actors... but we could enjoying while seeing it!

This movie is interesting for both plan and soundtrack. The plan of the movie is perhaps awkward, but original and involving. Some scenes are a bit apocalyptic, and in my opinion this is a precursory movie. The cast is plenty of very good (even if not so well-known) actors.

Like the other all-Celentano movie (Yuppy Du), Joan Lui is full of crudely realistic scenes, not intended for an audience of young people, but the concepts of the movie are enough to stimulate the spectators to think.


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