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The Marquis of Grillo (1981)

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2h 15min
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Synopsis:
The real Marquis of Grillo lived in the early 18th century, but, for this take-off on the marquis' life, director Mario Monicelli) has changed the time period to the early 19th century when a lot more was going on in Rome. The marquis (Alberto Sordi) amuses himself by throwing red-hot coins to beggars, occasionally walling up the store entrance of an offending merchant and installing a urinal there instead, and generally making witty and broad comments on the life going on around him. His existence suddenly gets a lot more interesting when he discovers his physical (unrelated) twin in a Roman tavern (also Alberto Sordi) - a drunkard who works transporting coal when he is sober.
As a joke, the marquis takes the passed-out drunk to his mansion and puts him in his bed - fully intent on convincing the drunk and everyone else that this man is the real marquis.
Actors:
, Caroline Berg, , , , , Angela Campanella, , Elena Daskowa Valenzano, Isabella De Bernardi, Ivan De Paola, Gianni Di Pinto, , ,
Directors:
Writers:
Bernardino Zapponi, Leonardo Benvenuti
Aka:
Il Marchese Del Grillo
Studio:
Passworld
Genres:
Comedy
Countries:
Italy, Comedy
Awards:

1982 Berlinale Silver Bear for Best Director

BBFC:
Release Date:
Not available for rental
Run Time:
135 minutes
Languages:
Italian
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Colour:
Colour

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