Big Deal on Madonna Street

I soliti ignoti
by Mario Monicelli 1h51min Italy 1958
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The pathetic side of the characters ends up giving something grandiose and very funny.

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Big Deal on Madonna Street
by Mario Monicelli

A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves attempt the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]


  • Vittorio Gassman : Peppe
  • Marcello Mastroianni : Tiberio
  • Renato Salvatori : Mario Angeletti
  • Memmo Carotenuto : Cosimo
  • Claudia Cardinale : Carmela
  • And with: Carlo Pisacane, Tiberio Murgia, Rossana Rory, Carla Gravina, Gina Rovere


  • Director Mario Monicelli
  • Scenario Mario Monicelli, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Agenore Incrocci, Furio Scarpelli
  • Photo director Gianni Di Venanzo
  • Set Design Piero Gherardi, Vito Anzalone
  • Costume Design Piero Gherardi
  • Sound Oscar Di Santo, Luigi Puri
  • Editing Adriana Novelli
  • Original music Piero Umiliani
  • Producer Franco Cristaldi
  • Production Compagny Cinecittà, Lux Film, Vides Cinematografica
  • Distributor Studiocanal

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1958
  • Release date for France09/11/1959
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageItalian
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