The Boom (1963)

09/24/1963 (IT) Comedy 1h 29m


Sweet-sour comedy on Italy's 1950s rage to get rich as fast as possible! The businessman wants to satisfy his wife's craving for luxury and a "respectable life" so he becomes heavily indebted. In desperation he agrees to sell a precious part of his body for a large sum of money. But just before the crucial operation he panics...

  1. Cesare Zavattini

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Vittorio De Sica


Top Billed Cast

  1. Alberto Sordi

    Alberto Sordi

    Giovanni Alberti

  2. Gianna Maria Canale

    Gianna Maria Canale

    Silvia Alberti

  3. Ettore Geri

    Ettore Geri

    Mr. Bausetti

  4. Elena Nicolai

    Mrs. Bausetti

  5. Mariolina Bovo

    Mrs. Faravalli

  6. Gloria Cervi

    Mrs. Baratti

  7. Sandra Verani

    Mrs. Dronazzi

  8. Sandro Merli

    Sandro Merli


  9. Maria Grazia Buccella

    Maria Grazia Buccella

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Full Cast & Crew

The Boom
The Boom

Original Title Il boom

Status Released

Original Language Italian

Budget -

Revenue -


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