Saturday, Sunday and Friday

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Saturday, Sunday and Friday
Saturday, Sunday and Friday.jpg
Directed byCastellano & Pipolo
Pasquale Festa Campanile
Sergio Martino
Produced byLuciano Martino
Written byCastellano & Pipolo
StarringAdriano Celentano
Lino Banfi
Michele Placido
Edwige Fenech
Music byDetto Mariano
CinematographyAlejandro Ulloa
Edited byMario Siciliano
Eugenio Alabiso
Release date
1979
Running time
118 min
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

Saturday, Sunday and Friday, originally titled Sabato, domenica e venerdì, is a 1979 Italian anthology comedy film directed by Castellano & Pipolo, Pasquale Festa Campanile and Sergio Martino.[1][2][3]

Plot[edit]

The film is divided into three episodes that have as their theme the love and public relations.

I segment[edit]

Nicholas La Brocca deals with public relations, but he is also an engineer and must accommodate in Italy a beautiful Japanese female engineer, arrived in the Belpaese to bury the ashes of her grandfather, as the old man wanted in the will before die. Nicola and the Japanese girl fall in love, although Nicola already has a girlfriend.

II segment[edit]

The truck driver Mario is convinced from the neighbor Enza to pretend to be married to her. In fact the girl is of Sicilian origin, and for years lives in the city, and knows that the parents want to see her married with children, otherwise they would not approve. So Mario has to bear all weekend the crazy needs of the false Sicilian relatives.

III segment[edit]

Ambroise Constantin is a dancing master who has a luxurious dance school. He is a very rich man and he is revered by his young dancers, except for the rebel girl Jacqueline, who wants to marry the gangster Fred. Ambroise must prevent it.

Cast[edit]

Sabato (Saturday)[edit]

(directed by Sergio Martino)

Domenica (Sunday)[edit]

(directed by Pasquale Festa Campanile)

Venerdì (Friday)[edit]

(directed by Castellano & Pipolo)

Release[edit]

Saturday, Sunday and Friday was released in Italy on 20 October 1979.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876059695.
  2. ^ Marco Giusti (1999). Dizionario dei film italiani stracult. Sperling & Kupfer. ISBN 8820029197.
  3. ^ Andrea Pergolari. Verso la commedia: momenti del cinema di Steno, Salce, Festa Campanile. Firenze libri, 2002.
  4. ^ German, Yuri. "Sabato, Domenica E Venerdi". Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2018.

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