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Regalo di Natale (1986)

A group of former friends meets again after a very long time, in a Christmas night, with the intent of ripping off a rich industrialist in a game of Poker. Old hatreds and mistrusts conflict with the nostalgia for the lost friendships.

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Pupi Avati

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Pupi Avati (story), Pupi Avati (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Carlo Delle Piane ... Avvocato Santelia
Diego Abatantuono Diego Abatantuono ... Franco Mattioli
Gianni Cavina Gianni Cavina ... Ugo Cavara
George Eastman ... Stefano Bertoni
Alessandro Haber Alessandro Haber ... Gabriele Bagnoli
Kristina Sevieri Kristina Sevieri ... Martina
Gianna Piaz Gianna Piaz ... Adriana
Ferdinando Orlandi Ferdinando Orlandi ... Deputy Editor
Patrizia Camiscioni Patrizia Camiscioni
Eleonora Salvadori Eleonora Salvadori
Sasa Vulicevic Sasa Vulicevic ... (as Sasha Vulicevic)
Roberta Mencarani Roberta Mencarani
Francesco Russo Francesco Russo
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A group of former friends meets again after a very long time, in a Christmas night, with the intent of ripping off a rich industrialist in a game of Poker. Old hatreds and mistrusts conflict with the nostalgia for the lost friendships.

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Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

4 October 1986 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Christmas Present See more »

Filming Locations:

Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Budget:

ITL810,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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The dramatic poker card games turned out the real personality of the players
16 October 1999 | by Dodo-21See all my reviews

One of the most beautiful story of contemporary Italian cinema. Must see for the perfect and dramatic poker card game written by the greatest italian expert of card games Giovanni Bruzzi, that turned out the real personality of the players. At the end of the film, you will be surprised by a revelation.


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