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La capa gira (2000)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dino Abbrescia Dino Abbrescia ... Minuicchio
Mino Barbarese Mino Barbarese ... Pinuccio
Paolo Sassanelli ... Pasquale
Mimmo Mancini Mimmo Mancini ... Nino Carrarmato
Dante Marmone Dante Marmone ... Sabino
Teodosio Barresi Teodosio Barresi ... Peppino
Nicola Pignataro Nicola Pignataro ... Nicola
Tiziana Schiavarelli Tiziana Schiavarelli ... Signora Nina
Gianni Giannotti Gianni Giannotti ... Tassista albanesi
Flamour Beu Flamour Beu ... Clandestino
Armando Çaça Armando Çaça ... Clandestino
Ionel Unguru Ionel Unguru ... Clandestino
Ionela Bambaloi Ionela Bambaloi ... Clandestino
Elvis Kastrati Elvis Kastrati ... Clandestino
Çaça Gazment Çaça Gazment ... Clandestino
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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

24 March 2000 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

To kefali gyrizei See more »

Filming Locations:

Bari, Apulia, Italy

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ITL 300,000,000 (estimated)
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Kubla Khan, Mumbut See more »
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The movie was shot in the dialect spoken in the town of Bari, Italy. In the rest of Italy it was subbed in Italian. See more »

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The film was shot in the Italian region of Puglia and all of the dialogue is in dialect, thus being unintelligible by anyone who's not a local. It was released in the rest of Italy with Italian subtitles. See more »

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Views of a Underdog-Microcosm
20 October 2006 | by truthcomeslastSee all my reviews

The story is all about some semi-professional drug-dealers in Bari, Southern Italy. However, there is no story to speak of, but it doesn't really matter because it's all in the characters: their words, their gestures and their faces. For everyone familiar with standard Italian the very strong Bari accent ("Barese") proves very hard to understand and even most Italians will need subtitles. This is therefore one of those wonderful low-budget Italian art movies - true jewels of pictographic and linguistic milieu studies - that will appeal especially to persons that have some personal acquaintance with the place and the people living there. I wouldn't be surprised, though, that others will find movies of that sort boring or even uninspired, maybe they don't even see the point. In any case, if you liked "Lacapagira" (The head is spinning), then watch the better known movie "Mio cognato" by the same director, with a stunning Sergio Rubini (who himself hails from the region of Bari).


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