The Scopone Game

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The Scopone Game is the English language title of a 1972 Italian drama film directed by Luigi Comencini. The screenplay was written by Rodolfo Sonego.An aging American millionairess journeys to Rome each year with her chauffeur George to play the card game scopone with destitute Peppino and his wife Antonia. The annual scenario remains unchanged: she donates the initial stakes so they can play, then ultimately wins the game, shattering the couple's dream of scoring a victory and improving their lot in life. Eventually their daughter Cleopatra seeks revenge on her parents' behalf.

  1. Rodolfo Sonego

    Story, Writer

  2. Luigi Comencini


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  1. Alberto Sordi

    Alberto Sordi


  2. Silvana Mangano

    Silvana Mangano


  3. Bette Davis

    Bette Davis

    'A vecchia

  4. Joseph Cotten

    Joseph Cotten


  5. Mario Carotenuto

    Mario Carotenuto

    Il Professore

  6. DM

    Domenico Modugno


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Movie Data


Original Title Lo scopone scientifico

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • October 8, 1972



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