Soldier of Fortune (1976 film)

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Il soldato di ventura
(The Soldier of Fortune)
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Directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile
Produced by Camillo Teti
Written by Castellano & Pipolo, Luigi Magni, Pasquale Festa Campanile
Starring Bud Spencer, Enzo Cannavale
Music by Guido & Maurizio De Angelis
Cinematography Marcello Masciocchi
Edited by Mario Morra
Distributed by Titanus
Release dates
Running time
102 min
Country Italy
Language Italian

Il soldato di ventura (also known as Soldier of Fortune) is a 1976 Italian comedy film directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile.[1] The film tells of the challenge of Barletta in a comic and grotesque style.[2][3]

Plot summary[edit]

In 1503 the soldier of fortune Ettore Fieramosca runs into various adventures, because he is given the task of leading a mob of bungling against the French army. In fact France has decided to conquer the city of Barletta in southern Italy, and so Ettore is forced to use brute force, rather than rely on the help of his fellow soldiers.



  1. ^ Andrea Pergolari. Verso la commedia. Firenze libri, 2002. 
  2. ^ Luca Iaccarino. Puglia e Basilicata. EDT srl, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Bud Spencer Fieramosca ribaldo e spaccatutto in un clima comico". La Stampa. 23 February 1976. p. 7. 

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