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The Success

The Success

A Feature film by Mauro Morassi, Dino Risi

Production year : 1963

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Actors (11)

Production and distribution (2)

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Foreign production companies :

Incei Film, Fair Film, Montfluor Film

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Giulio is a 38-year-old intellectual stuck in a meaningless white-collar job. He realizes that this job will never fulfill his dreams of becoming rich so he comes up with a little plan involving land speculation: his company is planning to buy some land in rural Sardinia and build a new residential center there so Giulio plans to buy a piece of land lying right next to it and sell it later when the land value increases. But first he has to come up with 10 million liras to buy that land. He starts to visit his old friends and family members and tries to convince them to lend him the needed money. But his desperate quest for money is slowly making him more and more estranged from his wife and his best friend Sergio.

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Full credits (7)

Screenwriters :

Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola

Co-producer :

Robert Gascuel

Editor :

Maurizio Lucidi

Music Composer :

Ennio Morricone

Foreign producers :

Mario Cecchi Gori, Mario Mariani

Director of Photography :

Sandro D'Eva

Production Designer :

Ugo Pericoli

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Feature film

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Coproducer countries :

Italy, France

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Runtime :

1 h 46 min

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Color type :

Black & White

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