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Miseria e nobiltà (1954)

"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.

Director:

Mario Mattoli (as Mario Mattòli)

Writers:

Eduardo Scarpetta (play) (as E. Scarpetta), Ruggero Maccari (dialogue) (as R. Maccari)
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A portrait of the people, the defects and the peculiarities of Naples in six different vignettes.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Totò ... Felice Sciosciammocca
Sophia Loren ... Gemma
Enzo Turco Enzo Turco ... Pasquale
Dolores Palumbo Dolores Palumbo ... Luisella
Gianni Cavalieri Gianni Cavalieri ... Gaetano
Franca Faldini ... Nadia
Carlo Croccolo ... Luigino
Liana Billi Liana Billi ... Concetta
Giuseppe Porelli Giuseppe Porelli ... Ottavio
Giulia Melidoni Giulia Melidoni ... Bettina
Valeria Moriconi Valeria Moriconi ... Pupella
Franco Pastorino Franco Pastorino ... Eugenio
Franco Sportelli Franco Sportelli ... Vincenzo
Franco Melidoni Franco Melidoni ... Peppinello
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Storyline

"Miseria e Nobiltà" tells the story of the humble families of Felice Pasquale and his colleague who are hired by a Marquis who wants to marry the daughter of a rich but simple cook, So they pose as aristocrats.

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Comedy

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

16 February 1955 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

Confusões à Italiana See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Excelsa Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Ferraniacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Valeria Moriconi (Pupella) stated in an interview that the spaghetti scene was improvised as they had only rehearsed approaching the spaghetti and no more. Furthermore, Toto inadvertently put into his pocket a "spiral" (a hot smoking device placed in the food to make it look piping hot) and the scene had to be stopped as his jacket caught fire. See more »

Connections

Remake of Miseria e nobiltà (1940) See more »

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see it!
10 August 2006 | by duracellultr4See all my reviews

Never be sure like i am now to give the vote to a fiction or to a someoneelse, no doubt 10!. Now i will try to persuade the many that haven't still seen this fiction to do it. This is an ironic fiction that talk about the life in two different and opposite way:misery and nobility. The comic verve of Totò, i think the best Italian actor of ever, make this comedy one of the best work of ever. Every time i see it i smile and laugh but i reflect also about the magnificent message that is mixed on the jokes... the worlds can be never enough my opinion should be like an advice to see it. a masterpiece. P.S. excuse me for the bad English i will try to advice


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