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The Last Minute (1987)

Ultimo minuto (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 26 February 1988 (USA)
Walter Ferrari is an Italian soccer coach fired on the eve of the playoffs by club President Di Carlo.

Director:

Pupi Avati

Writers:

Pupi Avati (screenplay), Antonio Avati (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ugo Tognazzi ... Walter Ferroni
Diego Abatantuono Diego Abatantuono ... Duccio
Massimo Bonetti Massimo Bonetti ... Boschi
Elena Sofia Ricci ... Marta
Giovanna Maldotti Giovanna Maldotti ... Egle
Lino Capolicchio ... Renzo De Carlo
Luigi Diberti ... Corti
Nik Novecento Nik Novecento ... Nik
Marco Leonardi ... Paolo
Cinzia de Ponti ... Ornella
Cesare Barbetti Cesare Barbetti ... Lele
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gianfranco Agus Gianfranco Agus
Enrico Ameri Enrico Ameri
Alberto Bartolani Alberto Bartolani
Giorgio Biavati Giorgio Biavati ... Assicuratore
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Walter Ferrari is an Italian soccer coach fired on the eve of the playoffs by club President Di Carlo.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

26 February 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Minute See more »

Filming Locations:

Velletri, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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2 October 2001 | by ItalianGerrySee all my reviews

Veteran actor Ugo Tognazzi gives a spunky performance as a soccer team manager booted out right before the Italian playoffs. This funny and engaging film is more a character study than a sports film. It is, in fact, a terrific little drama made by one of Italy' most respected contemporary directors who specializes in nostalgic fantasies such as "Noi tre", "Aiutami a sognare" and the rather popular "Story of Boys and Girls".


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