Ghosts of Rome (1961)

04/01/1961 (IT) FantasyComedy 1h 41m
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Overview

An old prince (Eduardo De Filippo) lives in his ancient palace in Rome together with the ghosts of his ancestors; he proudly rejects a huge offer for the palace by a real estate group seeking a place to build a department store; but the prince suddenly dies (and joins the ghosts!) and his nephew (Marcello Mastroianni), just back from the States, sells the palace for a much lesser price. The old palace seems lost but here come the ghosts which manage to create a Caravaggio-like painting in the palace, which is so declared national monument and saved from destruction. A little satirical masterpiece about real estate speculation in 1950s Italy. And a great cast with the best Italian actors of the time: Eduardo, Buazzelli, Gassman and Mastroianni playing three characters.

  1. Antonio Pietrangeli

    Director, Writer

  2. Ettore Scola

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Ennio Flaiano

    Screenplay, Story

  4. Ruggero Maccari

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marcello Mastroianni

    Marcello Mastroianni

    Federico/ Gino / Reginaldo di Roviano

  2. Belinda Lee

    Belinda Lee

    Eileen

  3. Sandra Milo

    Sandra Milo

    Flora di Roviano

  4. Vittorio Gassman

    Vittorio Gassman

    Il Caparra

  5. Eduardo De Filippo

    Eduardo De Filippo

    Don Annibale

  6. Claudio Gora

    Claudio Gora

    Ingegner Tellandi

  7. Tino Buazzelli

    Fra Bartolomeo di Roviano

  8. Franca Marzi

    Franca Marzi

    Nella

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Ghosts of Rome
Ghosts of Rome

Original Title Fantasmi a Roma

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

Revenue -

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