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1975 film by Luciano Salce


Released 1975 (47 years, 10 months ago)

Director Luciano Salce
Duration 107 minutes
Genre comedy film
Composer Fabio Frizzi
Country of origin Italy
Screenwriter Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Paolo Villaggio and Luciano Salce

About Fantozzi

Fantozzi, the 1975 Italian comedy film directed by Luciano Salce, is a cult classic that has stood the test of time. The film follows the misadventures of Ugo Fantozzi, a hapless and downtrodden accountant who is constantly at the mercy of his cruel and sadistic boss. With its absurd humor and biting satire, Fantozzi is a masterpiece of Italian cinema that has influenced generations of filmmakers.

The film's star, Paolo Villaggio, delivers a brilliant performance as the titular character, bringing to life Fantozzi's hapless and lovable persona. The film's humor is both slapstick and sophisticated, with jokes that range from the absurd to the deeply satirical. The film's themes of class struggle and social inequality are as relevant today as they were in 1975, making Fantozzi a timeless classic.

Fantozzi was a commercial and critical success upon its release, and has since become a beloved classic in Italy and beyond. The film spawned a series of sequels, as well as a television series and a stage play. Its influence can be seen in the work of contemporary Italian filmmakers such as Paolo Sorrentino and Matteo Garrone.

In conclusion, Fantozzi is a must-see film for anyone interested in Italian cinema or comedy. Its humor and satire are as fresh and relevant today as they were over four decades ago, and its influence can be felt in the work of contemporary filmmakers. If you haven't seen Fantozzi yet, do yourself a favor and check it out.


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Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


89 years, 6 months, 11 days


47 years, 1 month, 14 days

Born first

13 December 1922

Died first

31 August 1976

Born last

1 December 1938

Died last

9 January 2019

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