Italian Actor

Alberto Sordi

  • Jun 15, 1920 - Feb 24, 2003 (age 82)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2006
SongSep 25, 2006

Scusi le E' Favorevole O Contrario?
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SongSep 25, 2006

Medley: Il Medico Della Mutua/Marcia di Esculapip
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SongSep 25, 2006

Prof, Dott, Guido Tersilli Primario Della Clinica Villa Celeste Convenz
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SongSep 25, 2006

Il Tassinaro (Il Tassinaro)
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SongSep 25, 2006

In Viaggio Con Papa (Brazilian Heartache)
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SongApr 14, 2006

Alberto Sordi Raccota
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2003
Alberto Sordi
PersonalFebruary 2003

Alberto Sordi

Alberto Sordi passed away.
1999
Award1999

David Di Donatello Career Award

Won David Di Donatello Career Award.
1994
Award1994

David Di Donatello Career Award

Won David Di Donatello Career Award.
1990
Award1990

David Di Donatello Special Award

Won David Di Donatello Special Award.
1984
Tutti dentro
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MovieDec 19, 1984

Tutti dentro

The incorruptible judge Annibale Salvemini, starts …
The incorruptible judge Annibale Salvemini, starts investigating over a classic Italian business/politics/corruption affair. He start to operate, as usual, very strongly. He orders numberless arrests. But the reaction of counterparts won't take long. In fact his strong energetic manners, drive him unintentionally on the opposite situation. Who is the real guilty the judge or the corrupted Italian society?
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Award1984

David Di Donatello Special Plate Award

Won David Di Donatello Special Plate Award.
1982
I Know That You Know That I Know
MovieAug 29, 1982

I Know That You Know That I Know

Fabio Bonetti has been …
Fabio Bonetti has been married to Livia for almost 20 years. One day a private eye investigating on their neighbors, the Vitali family, by mistake starts filming and recording Livia's life. When Fabio gets the films he discovers his family life is far from being tedious and flat. Livia cheats on him, and their daughter Veronica is a drug addict. He is also under the threat of a terrible illness. Maybe Fabio will start considering a new life style.
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Best Actor
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Nomination1982

Best Actor

Nominated for "Il marchese del Grillo".
David di Donatello
1981
Il marchese del Grillo
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MovieDec 23, 1981

Il marchese del Grillo

The marquess of Grillo is a …
The marquess of Grillo is a good-natured, clever and women-loving man who is always inventing stories and cracking all types of jokes. The film tells the story of his life.
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1980
Io e Caterina
MovieDec 19, 1980

Io e Caterina

Enrico Melotti, a businessman middle-aged, is dominated …
Enrico Melotti, a businessman middle-aged, is dominated by a fierce as naive form of machismo sees women only for what they can give, both in terms of emotional and sexual, both in terms of...
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1979
Il malato immaginario
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MovieDec 20, 1979

Il malato immaginario

Il malato immaginario …
Il malato immaginario (internationally released as Hypochondriac) is a 1979 Italian comedy film directed by Tonino Cervi. It is a loose adaptation of Molière's Le Malade imaginaire set in 1600 papal Rome.
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Traffic Jam
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MovieJan 12, 1979

Traffic Jam

A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The …
A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the more the time advance the more we are witness of personal dramas, hysteric reactions and more. All the episodes are linked like one only plot. Cars and their hosts are a microcosm of stories part of a major universe: the congestion.
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1978
The Witness
MovieSep 20, 1978

The Witness

A sexually adventurous young woman approaches Antonio, …
A sexually adventurous young woman approaches Antonio, an Italian art-restorer working at a cathedral in France. He resists getting involved with her but later he finds out she was raped and murdered in a derelict house.
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1977
Viva Italia!
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MovieDec 15, 1977

Viva Italia!

Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories.
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An Average Little Man
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MovieMar 17, 1977

An Average Little Man

A meek middle-aged man …
A meek middle-aged man takes justice in his own hands.
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Best Actor
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Award1977

Best Actor

Won award for "An Average Little Man".
David di Donatello
1976
Strange Occasion
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MovieDec 23, 1976

Strange Occasion

Three sexy and comedic episodes.
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Il comune senso del pudore
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MovieApr 10, 1976

Il comune senso del pudore

There are four episodes: …
There are four episodes: ***** Episode 1: Worker Giacinto and his wife, Erminia decide to celebrate their twentieth anniversary by watching a movie at the cinema for the first time in years. However, the period in which they live is dotted by the deployment of a large number of pornographic films and the two, being simpletons, run into a projection at red lights. ***** Episode 2: Assumed as the new director of a pornographic magazine, Ottavio, an intellectual from the province, suddenly jumps from misery to well-being. Sexy publisher Dr Davoli made him sign many paper without reading any of them. However, his cuffs soon snap into his wrists. He does not regret it, however, convinced as he is of fighting a noble battle against the obscurantism. ***** Episode 3: Armida, wife of a young magistrate, a bitter enemy of the obscene press, is attracted, like the hypocritical supporters of the moralizing campaign of her husband, by porn magazines. From her reading she will come out transformed, and in a way not unpleasant to the consort ***** Episode 4: A German actress, several times Oscar winner, refuses to interpret the most difficult sequence of a film about "Lady Chatterley", in which, Giuseppe, a Neapolitan producer has invested a lot of money not hers. He will convince her, finally with a group of experts - a "progressive" priest, a psychologist, a journalist and others - so the colossal affair can succeed.
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1973
Best Actor
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Award1973

Best Actor

Won award for "The Scientific Cardplayer".
David di Donatello
1972
The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life
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MovieDec 21, 1972

The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life

A salesman chasing by car a …
A salesman chasing by car a beautiful female biker in order to flirt finds a castle where he is accused in a game trial for murder.
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The Scientific Cardplayer
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MovieSep 24, 1972

The Scientific Cardplayer

Every year, a Countess …
Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game.
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Best Actor
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Award1972

Best Actor

Won award for "In Prison Awaiting Trial".
David di Donatello
1971
A Girl in Australia
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MovieDec 22, 1971

A Girl in Australia

Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty …
Amedeo is a poor Italian immigrant living in Australia for twenty years. Seeking to marry an Italian wife, he corresponds with Carmela, a pretty girl from Rome. They do not reveal their true identities and do not mention their hardships in their letters. Carmela is actually a prostitute seeking an opportunity to change her life style. Amedeo, embarrassed about his looks, sends a photograph to Carmela of his handsome friend Giuseppe.
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In Prison Awaiting Trial
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MovieOct 27, 1971

In Prison Awaiting Trial

The surveyor Giuseppe Di …
The surveyor Giuseppe Di Noi experiments the troubles of the Italian Justice System of the '70s while back in Italy for a vacation.
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1969
The Conspirators
MovieOct 23, 1969

The Conspirators

Rome, 1825. Bishop Rivarola (Tognazzi) and colonel …
Rome, 1825. Bishop Rivarola (Tognazzi) and colonel Nardoni (Salerno) are in charge to suppress liberal revolution. Shoemaker Cornacchia (Manfredi) got the information that the liberal Filippo Spada (Ekland) is a spy and is going to denounce his revolutionary companions. So Cornacchia decides to report Spada to two "Carbonari" (kind of Freemasons) to kill Spada. The two, Montanari (Hossein) and Targhini (Verley) fail to kill him and decide to escape from Rome. But they are arrested and sentenced to death. Cornacchia will spend his last chance to save them.
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Best Actor
Award1969

Best Actor

Won award for "Be Sick... It's Free".
David di Donatello
1968
Be Sick... It's Free
MovieOct 24, 1968

Be Sick... It's Free

The eventful ascent of a doctor in the corrupted Italian …
The eventful ascent of a doctor in the corrupted Italian healthcare system.
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1967
The Witches
MovieFeb 22, 1967

The Witches

Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in …
Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society.
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1966
Fumo di Londra
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MovieMar 4, 1966

Fumo di Londra

Dante Fontana is an antique dealer of Perugia, and is infatuated …
Dante Fontana is an antique dealer of Perugia, and is infatuated with British culture. But he is always thwarted by his wife and relatives, who see him as a silly dreamer who gets lost in stories rather than doing serious work.
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Best Actor
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Award1966

Best Actor

Won award for "Fumo di Londra".
David di Donatello
1965
I complessi
MovieAug 15, 1965

I complessi

In the first episode, Quirino tries to conquer Gabriella, lover of …
In the first episode, Quirino tries to conquer Gabriella, lover of Alvaro, with the complexity of shyness. In the second part, Prof. Beozi, in order to avoid a scandal, ends up in a raid of the police in a local for homosexuals. In the third part, Guglielmo passes all tests in order to become reader of the television news brilliantly, although the commission works with all subtleness's to exclude him since nobody has the courage of uncovering the true reason for him being unwanted.
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Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines
MovieJun 3, 1965

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying M…

Hoping to push Britain to the …
Hoping to push Britain to the forefront of aviation, a London publisher organizes an international air race across the English Channel, but must contend with two entrants vying for his daughter, as well as national rivalries and cheating.
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The Three Faces
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MovieFeb 12, 1965

The Three Faces

A story with three segments that all adhered to the titular theme, …
A story with three segments that all adhered to the titular theme, The Three Faces of a Woman.
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Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nomination1965

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or C…

Nominated for "Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines".
Golden Globe Award
1964
The Flying Saucer
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MovieDec 23, 1964

The Flying Saucer

An exasperated police inspector receives different eyewitness …
An exasperated police inspector receives different eyewitness accounts surrounding a downed saucer and its female occupant.
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My Wife
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MovieOct 29, 1964

My Wife

Five comedic episodes, all starring Alberto Sordi and Silvana …
Five comedic episodes, all starring Alberto Sordi and Silvana Mangano.
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1963
Il Boom
MovieAug 30, 1963

Il Boom

During the economic boom of Italy a man tries desperately to …
During the economic boom of Italy a man tries desperately to maintain a high standard of living for his family.
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To Bed or Not to Bed
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MovieApr 12, 1963

To Bed or Not to Bed

Sordi gives a deep and touching comic performance as an …
Sordi gives a deep and touching comic performance as an Italian fur merchant who is going to Sweden for the first time to attend the annual fur auctions in Stockholm. The movie depicts the clash between his fantasies about sex in Sweden with the reality of what he finds.
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Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
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Award1963

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or C…

Won award for "To Bed or Not to Bed".
Golden Globe Award
Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
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Nomination1963

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or C…

Nominated for "To Bed or Not to Bed".
Golden Globe Award
1962
Mafioso
MovieOct 25, 1962

Mafioso

Antonio is a jolly and precise guy working for an auto factory in …
Antonio is a jolly and precise guy working for an auto factory in northern Italy. He decides to take his wife and two daughters on vacation to Sicily, so that they can finally see his hometown and meet his family. He's excited to show them around and dispel many of their negative stereotypes about Sicilians. He even dispels stereotypes about the mafia, saying that being a mafioso as a teen amounted to just being a messenger boy. But as Antonio reconnects with his past in Sicily, he finds out that there are more sides to being a Sicilian than he remembers.
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Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nomination1962

Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or C…

Nominated for "The Best of Enemies".
Golden Globe Award
Best Foreign Actor
Nomination1962

Best Foreign Actor

Nominated for "The Best of Enemies".
BAFTA Award
1961
A Difficult Life
MovieDec 19, 1961

A Difficult Life

Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the …
Silvio refuses to fight for the fascists and joins the resistance with Elena. After the war, his vitriolic newspaper articles cause him to be sentenced to imprisonment.
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The Best of Enemies
MovieOct 26, 1961

The Best of Enemies

In 1941 during the desert war in Abyssinia the Italian captain …
In 1941 during the desert war in Abyssinia the Italian captain Blasi and the British major Richardson alternate between being bitter enemies or best friends depending on the circumstances.
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The Last Judgment
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MovieSep 2, 1961

The Last Judgment

In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that …
In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement.
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Best Actor
Award1961

Best Actor

Won award for "Everybody Go Home".
David di Donatello
1960
The Traffic Policeman
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MovieNov 16, 1960

The Traffic Policeman

An unemployed man gets a …
An unemployed man gets a job as traffic policeman but the traffic in the big city creates innumerous problems for the poor guy.
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Everybody Go Home
MovieOct 27, 1960

Everybody Go Home

When Italy surrenders to the Allies, part of the Italian army is …
When Italy surrenders to the Allies, part of the Italian army is dispersed and soldiers begin to return to their homes.
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Best Actor
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Award1960

Best Actor

Won award for "The Great War".
David di Donatello
1959
Il vedovo
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MovieNov 20, 1959

Il vedovo

Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who …
Alberto Nardi (Alberto Sordi) is a Roman businessman who fancies himself a man of great capabilities, but whose factory (producing lifts and elevators) teeters perennially on the brink of catastrophe. Alberto is married to a rich and successful businesswoman from Milan, Elvira Almiraghi (Franca Valeri) who has a no-nonsense attitude and barely tolerates the attempts of her husband to keep his factory afloat with her money. (Wikipedia)
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The Great War
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MovieSep 5, 1959

The Great War

The Italian Army fought against the Austrians during World War I.
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Winter Holidays
MovieJun 18, 1959

Winter Holidays

Alberto Moretti arrives in Cortina D'Ampezzo ,with daughter …
Alberto Moretti arrives in Cortina D'Ampezzo ,with daughter Marcella,who has just won a TV contest ,the prize of which is a free stay in a luxury hotel.
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1958
Fortunella
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MovieMar 14, 1958

Fortunella

A poor girl is convinced she is the daughter of a prince.
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1957
A Farewell to Arms
MovieDec 14, 1957

A Farewell to Arms

An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front …
An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
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Doctor and the Healer
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MovieDec 4, 1957

Doctor and the Healer

Francesco, a young doctor, …
Francesco, a young doctor, is appointed doctor to the imaginary village of Pianetta in the province of Avellino, but is immediately in competition with Don Antonio, a so-called "healer".
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1956
Nero's Mistress
MovieSep 13, 1956

Nero's Mistress

Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many …
Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians and decides Nero has to conquer Britain, she is asking for trouble. Many attempts of murder and poisoning will happen on the eve of his great show.
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1955
The Bachelor
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MovieDec 30, 1955

The Bachelor

Paolo Anselmi is a happily single man. He lives in a flat with a …
Paolo Anselmi is a happily single man. He lives in a flat with a friend but is forced to leave when the friend gets married. He then goes to a boarding house where he flirts with a girl but ditches her when she proposes marriage. When he goes and visits his mother he finds out that she is also trying to find the right girl for him. Is he going to surrender this time?
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Bravissimo
MovieNov 22, 1955

Bravissimo

The master Impallato takes care of the boys in a suburban after …
The master Impallato takes care of the boys in a suburban after-school. Here he discovers a pupil with an extraordinary baritone voice.
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A Hero of Our Times
MovieSep 15, 1955

A Hero of Our Times

Alberto Menichetti lives with an aunt and an old …
Alberto Menichetti lives with an aunt and an old housekeeper, Clotilde; he has a job in a firm and his boss is Mrs. De Ritis, a widow whose husband was killed during a wild boar hunt. She likes him but Alberto likes Marcella; she is under age and he is awaiting her birthday to declare his love. His greater traits are to be fearful of everything and to be selfish. This nature will get him into trouble.
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1954
The Art of Getting Along
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MovieDec 29, 1954

The Art of Getting Along

Rosario Scimoni is twenty …
Rosario Scimoni is twenty years old and lives in Catania at the beginning of this century. He loves two things in life: women and money and he is the secretary of the mayor who is his uncle, and the lover of the mayor's wife, but, unfortunately, he isn't paid for neither of his two jobs. When Rosario falls in love with Paola, partner af a socialist, he becames socialist and let the man of Paola go to jail to have her, but he has no success. When Mussolini and his fascists take the power, Rosario found himself fascist and he marries a women ugly but rich. He becames a gerarca (high fascist authority). When during World War II Sicily is invaded by the allied troops he camouflages himself as communist and at the end of the war he goes to Rome after losing all the money he had. In Rome Rosario changes again his skin and becames a Chistian Democrat after the Christian Democrat's victory in the elections of 1948. Trying to speculate on the land near Rome he ends in prison for five years and in 1953 Rosario closes his career dressed as a German selling faked German gadgets in the streets of Rome.
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An American in Rome
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MovieDec 17, 1954

An American in Rome

Nando Moriconi is a young Italian living in Rome. He is fond for …
Nando Moriconi is a young Italian living in Rome. He is fond for everything coming from the United States. He tries to speak American-English, to wear clothes he thinks Americans wear, to walk like John Wayne, and to eat cornflakes with ketchup - His life is a parody of the real American way of life that he could not get. Nando's not-so-secret dream is to visit the USA, so he climbs up to the Coliseum and threats to commit suicide if the American Embassy does not give him the visa. But at this point Nando is very well known as a 'crazy-for-USA' boy and the troubles he provoked will not help him.
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The Anatomy of Love
MovieMar 16, 1954

The Anatomy of Love

A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden …
A five-part compilation film. in "The Baby," a poverty-ridden couple with children decides that their recently-born child is too much and they decide to leave him him in a church for adoption, But the mother can not go through with it. She decides it would be better to leave him in an expensive car. The father can not go through with that. They take him home."The Hand of Providence" - An old woman has been brooding for many years while the parish priest has been urging her to unburden herself by telling him all. She tells him that her life seems pointless and that she is thinking of suicide. In an effort to dissuade her, the priest trips and falls over the edge of a cliff and saves himself by grasping a hanging bush. This convinces the woman that God holds life precious and she shouldn't give up hers. "On Location" - An elderly actor and actress get parts in a film being shot on location and discover that they are old friends. THey both confess to being lonely and during the rehearsal of their scenes decide that a future together would be most desirable. They drive off and leave the director needing two actors. "The Amorous Bus Driver" - A Neapolitan bus driver does not let company regulations interfere with romance. "The Camera" - A woman is after a camera offered as a prize on a chance-board. A man is after her. He borrows the camera to shoot some posed shots with her, but can't make the timer work.
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Un giorno in pretura
MovieJan 28, 1954

Un giorno in pretura

Magistrate (Judge) Del Russo presides over four cases …
Magistrate (Judge) Del Russo presides over four cases brough before him during a period of one day. "Adultery in 16mm" focus on Elena who brings her salesman husband to court on charges of abandonment where he springs surprise evidence involving her affair with her lawyer. In "The Priest and the Prostitute," Don Michele, a young priest, is charged with wrecking a pool room who claims he was robbed by Anna, a prostitute, and beaten by her pimp. In "Indecent Exposure," Meniconi is a man arrested for indecent exposure who claims he was swimming in the nude and his clothes where stolen. The last case "Lustful Lieutenant," involves Gloriana, a middle-aged prostitute, who's brought before Del Russo on charges of soliciting and who apparently knew Del Russo from a time years ago.
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1953
I Vitelloni
MovieAug 26, 1953

I Vitelloni

Fausto Moretti, having seduced Sandra Rubini, the sister of …
Fausto Moretti, having seduced Sandra Rubini, the sister of his friend and companion Moraldo Rubini, is forced to marry her. After their honeymoon, he takes a job as a salesman of religious objects in a small shop. He isn't changed by his marriage and still looks for women, with his friends, when and where they can find them. He even tries to seduce the wife of his boss and is fired. After each episode, Sandra forgives him. He and his friends of similar temperament are content to be idle, chase girls and leave the work and job-hunting to others. After spending the night away from home with a girl, Sandra cannot forgive anymore and runs off with their child. Fausto and his friends search all over for them, fearing the worst.
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1952
The White Sheik
MovieSep 6, 1952

The White Sheik

Who would have thought that only moments after arriving at …
Who would have thought that only moments after arriving at Rome for their honeymoon, the young and pure bride, Wanda, would sneak out of the room, leaving her fastidious groom, Ivan, all alone? Obsessed with the masculine Fernando Rivoli--the hero of her favourite romantic photo-novel, The White Sheik--Wanda plucks up the courage to meet him in person, only to be seduced by the arrogant protagonist, so far away from the hotel and her husband. As a result--perplexed by Wanda's strange disappearance, and unable to disclose the news to his family--Ivan meanders through the ill-lit Roman streets in search of his wife, on pins and needles, waiting for their eleven o'clock appointment with his uncle and the Papal Audience at the Vatican. What does the new day have in store for the separated newlyweds?
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1920
Alberto Sordi
BirthJune 1920

Alberto Sordi

Alberto Sordi was born.
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