Films By Mario Monicelli

"One of the funniest heist spoofs ever made." – Criterion Collection ... Desperate for money, a gang of small-time criminals attempt to rob a jeweller's safe. Their plans are intricate, and they have an experienced burglar on hand for advice. It's surely a fail-safe plan? ... Starring Vittorio Gassman and Claudia Cardinale, Mario Monicelli's classic slapstick farce is both parody – French thriller... Read more
The historical Marquis of Grillo lived at the beginning of the 18th century in Rome. He was a colourful rake, a member of a still existing and well-known family, and the tales that have been attributed to him over the years have blurred the line between fact and fiction. Mario Monicelli transfers the action on to 1810, a time when Rome was occupied by Napoleon's troops, and the authentic atmospher... Read more
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