Count Max (1957 film)

Count Max (Italian:Il conte Max) is a 1957 Italian-Spanish comedy film directed by Giorgio Bianchi and starring Alberto Sordi, Vittorio De Sica and Anne Vernon.[1] It is a remake of the 1937 film Il signor Max in which De Sica had played the title role. This film was itself remade in 1991.

Count Max
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Directed byGiorgio Bianchi
Written by
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyMario Montuori
Edited byAdriana Novelli
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino
Production
company
Balcázar Producciones Cinematográficas
Distributed byFilmax (Spain)
Release date
6 November 1957
Running time
101 minutes
CountriesItaly
Spain
LanguageItalian

A newspaper vendor masquerades as a count, falling in with a baroness and her wealthy, aristocratic friends. He believes he is love with her, but comes to realize he has more in common with her maid.

The film's art direction was by Flavio Mogherini.

CastEdit

  • Alberto Sordi as Alberto Boccetti
  • Vittorio De Sica as Conte Max Orsini Varaldo
  • Anne Vernon as Baroness Elena di Villombrosa
  • Susana Canales as Lauretta Campo
  • Tina Pica as La zia
  • Juan Calvo as Lo zio Giovanni
  • Jacinto San Emeterio as Don Juan de Figueroa
  • Diletta D'Andrea as Pucci - sorella di Elena
  • Mino Doro as Maj. Guido Amadori
  • Piero Stucchi as Giovanni Sampieri - 'Meme'
  • Antonella Florio as Patrizia
  • Alberto Craig as Stefano
  • Edy Biagetti as Gianluca
  • Nani Colombo as Nené
  • Edith Jost as La contessa
  • Luigi Mondello
  • Julio Riscal as Paolino
  • Marco Tulli as Il sarto

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lanzoni p.18

BibliographyEdit

  • Rémi Fournier Lanzoni.Comedy Italian style: the golden age of Italian film comedies. Continuum, 2008.

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