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Il piccolo diavolo (1988)

During an exorcism, father Maurice meets a little devil named Giuditta, who refuses to return to hell and decides to discover the world.

Director:

Roberto Benigni

Writers:

Roberto Benigni (story), Giuseppe Bertolucci (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roberto Benigni ... Giuditta
Walter Matthau ... Padre Maurizio
Stefania Sandrelli ... Patrizia
Giacomo Piperno Giacomo Piperno ... Passeggero sul treno
Franco Fabrizi ... Monsignore
Nicoletta Braschi ... Nina
Paolo Baroni Paolo Baroni ... Saverio
Annabella Schiavone Annabella Schiavone ... Signora indemoniata
John Karlsen ... Anziano monsignore
John Lurie ... Cusatelli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stefano Antonucci Stefano Antonucci
Paola Batticciotto Paola Batticciotto
Flavio Bonacci
Giulia Borghini Giulia Borghini
Bianca Maria Borraccetti Bianca Maria Borraccetti
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Storyline

Father Maurice, a priest living in a residential college for priests in Rome, is called out one day to "exorcise" the devil from someone. The devil turns out to be in the form of a fun-loving man called Giuditta. What Father Maurice doesn't know is that this type of devil will turn his life around. Written by Stefano "SWEEVO" Pavone

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

20 October 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Little Devil See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Very funny movie
18 January 2000 | by andres-23See all my reviews

I saw this movie years ago in Europe. It has not been distributed in the U.S., but it should be. It is very funny, with Roberto Benigni and Walter Mathau together, some scenes are hilarious. If you like Roberto Benigni then pray that this movie comes out on video in the U.S. soon!!!


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