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Così è la vita (1998)

Aldo, called Bancomat, has been detained for two years and four months in the San Vittore prison for forgery of credit cards.

Directors:

Aldo Baglio (as Aldo), Giacomo Poretti (as Giacomo) | 2 more credits »

Writers:

Aldo Baglio (as Aldo), Giovanni Storti (as Giovanni) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabrizio Ambrassa Fabrizio Ambrassa ... Platone
Fabio Biaggi Fabio Biaggi ... Nipote di Giacomo
Aldo Baglio Aldo Baglio ... Aldo Baglio (as Aldo)
Saturno Brioschi Saturno Brioschi ... Ragazzo 'Che Guevara'
Giovanni Cacioppo Giovanni Cacioppo ... Primo cadavere
Antonio Catania Antonio Catania ... Catanìa
Giorgio Centamore Giorgio Centamore ... George
Stefania Di Nardo Stefania Di Nardo ... Moglie uomo calabrese
Mohamed El Sayed Mohamed El Sayed ... Gaber
Cesare Gallarini Cesare Gallarini ... Carmine
Elena Giusti Elena Giusti ... Moglie di Giovanni
Marina Massironi ... Clara
Arturo Brachetti Arturo Brachetti ... Cop
Giacomo Poretti Giacomo Poretti ... Giacomo Poretti (as Giacomo)
Fausto Caroli Fausto Caroli ... Prison guard
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Aldo, called Bancomat, has been detained for two years and four months in the San Vittore prison for forgery of credit cards.

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friendship | See All (1) »

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Una storia vera

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Comedy | Adventure

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 December 1998 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

That's Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Bracciano, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Agidi, Kubla Khan See more »
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Goofs

At the cemetery scene when Giacomo is washing is feet, a boom mic and a panel are visible. See more »

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Spoofs Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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A comedy about life
12 February 2004 | by aquilano76See all my reviews

Second film by the Aldo,Giovanni & Giacomo trio released one year after the unexpected success of "Tre uomini e una gamba". I like both the scenery, partly settled outdoor in the beautiful cornice of "Gran Sasso d'Italia", and the melancholy inspiration, a peculiarity of Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo films. The title "Così è la vita" reflects mixing and matching of situations that everyone can experiment during own life. It's funny the mass revenge organized by the "angel" Clara ("Marina Massironi") that shows as the injustices will be punished from god.

My vote is 8.


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