Febbre da cavallo
|Febbre da cavallo|
|Produced by||Roberto Infascelli|
|Written by||Alfredo Giannetti
Francesco De Rosa
|Music by||Franco Bixio
|Edited by||Raimondo Crociani|
Febbre da cavallo is a 1976 Italian comedy film directed by Steno and starring Gigi Proietti. It was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.
Bruno Fioretti, known as "Mandrake", is an inveterate gambler who never misses a day at the horse racing track in Rome. He is always at the track together with his friends Armando Pellicci, known as "Er Pomata" cause his use of hair gel, and Felice. They always bet on the wrong horses and they always end up being penniless.
- Gigi Proietti as Bruno Fioretti, 'Mandrake', background actor
- Enrico Montesano as Armando Pellicci, 'Er Pomata', unemployed and gambler
- Catherine Spaak as Gabriella, Mandrake's girlfriend bar owner
- Mario Carotenuto as Advocate De Marchis
- Francesco De Rosa as Felice Roversi a franelero
- Gigi Ballista as Conte Dallara, stable owner
- Maria Teresa Albani as Fortune-teller
- Nikki Gentile (as Nicky Gentile) as Mafalda model and escort
- Adolfo Celi as Judge
- Ennio Antonelli as Otello Rinaldi, the butcher, 'Manzotin'
- Luciano Bonanni as Fatebenefratelli Hospital's male nurse and horse gambler
- Aristide Caporale (as Aristide Caporali)
- Gianfranco Cardinali
- Giuseppe Castellano (actor) as Stelvio Mazza the Harness racing driver
- Renzo Ozzano as Jean Louis Rossini French harness racing champion driver
- Fernando Cerulli as tv commercial whisky "VAT 69" director
In the opening credits, Gigi Proietti is credited as Luigi Proietti, his full name. The actor has also stated that following Ghost Whisperer to film, he feared he would really take up the habit of gambling.
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