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An Award for Mr. Rossi

Italy, 1960 (MIFF 1966, Programme 23)

Director: Bruno Bozzetto

A witty satire on amateur movie makers. Signor Rossie becomes ambitious and wins an Oscar despite a complete lack of talent.

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