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Polycarpe, maître calligraphe

Polycarpe, maître calligraphe

A Feature film by Mario Soldati

Release in France : 22/09/1961

    Synopsis

    The action centers in the late nineteenth century. Policarpo De Tappetti is a calligrapher who works under the direction of Don Cesar Pancarano of Rondo. For many years, Policarpo seeks a promotion and a raise that never came, and, it seems, will never come. One day, Jerome, the son of Don Caesar knows Celeste, the daughter of Polycarp, and falls for her. Policarpo see in that regard the solution to aspirations at work, and does everything in its power to make this relationship fruitful. Don Cesar, who claims to be Earl, looks very dim your child see a girl so different social position, and does just the opposite. But nothing will serve the efforts of both parties, as Celeste is in love with Mario Marquetti, a "mechanical specialized" (typing) who is giving private lessons at the offices of the employer Franquinet.

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Full credits (7)

    Screenwriters :

    Armando Gandolini, Age, Furio Scarpelli

    Co-producer :

    Charles Delac

    Editor :

    Mario Serandrei

    Costume designer :

    Piero Tosi

    Foreign producers :

    Silvio Clementelli, Goffredo Lombardo

    Director of Photography :

    Giuseppe Rotunno

    Music Composer :

    Angelo Francesco Lavagnino

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, Spain, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unspecified

    Production year :

    1959

    French release :

    22/09/1961

    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections

    Cannes International Film Festival - 1959

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 1959)

    Selection

    Official Competition