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Nini Tirabuscio: La Donna Che Invento la Mossa

Synopsis
Feature film comedy. Set in turn-of-the-century Naples, Nina dreams of becoming a tragedian and instead becomes a cafe singer and starts a popular dance craze based on the can-can. For her audition piece Nina chooses Juliet and performs it before a troupe of strolling players who reject her uninspired interpretation. The manager then offers his own contemporary version of ‘to be or not to be’. Later the players rehearse their version of Hamlet, reducing the plot and introducing many ad libs.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1970
Duration
94 mins
Availability
No distributor or archive copy found (2007).

Credits

Director
Marcello Fondato
Producer
Silvio Clementelli
Cinematographer
Carlo Di Palma
Screenplay
Marcello Fondato
Costume
Adriana Berselli
Art Direction
Flavio Mogherini
Cast
Monica VittiMaria Sarti aka Nina Tirabuscio

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet; Romeo and Juliet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Auditions

Notes

Notes
A running time of 121mins is given on IMDb for the Italian release.

Production Company

Name

Clesi Cinematografica

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