Cuore matto... matto da legare

Cuore matto... matto da legare (Italian for Mad heart... mad as a hatter) is a 1967 Italian musicarello film directed by Mario Amendola. It is named after the Little Tony's hit song "Cuore matto".[1][2][3][4]

Cuore matto... matto da legare
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Italian theatrical release poster by Renato Casaro
Directed byMario Amendola
Produced byItalo Zingarelli
Written byBruno Corbucci
Mario Amendola
StarringLittle Tony
Music byWilly Brezza
CinematographySandro D'Eva
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Tony, a young singer who has returned to Rome from the United States, meets Carla at the airport, a beautiful architecture student he falls in love with.

The boy, who wants to continue the musical activity, forms a band with two friends, Marco and Sandro, also managing to perform live and get noticed by a Rai official: his parents, however, who are against these choices and they would prefer to see their son working in their butcher shop, they try to arrange a marriage for him with a girl friend of the family, Cesira, to make him settle down.

While Tony is walking with Cesira trying to get rid of her, he is seen by Carla who, jealous, decides not to see him again: the intervention of the two friends Marco and Sandro, who suggest that he invent a twin brother, Pompeo, who would be been walking with Cesira in Tony's place, instead of being decisive it will complicate things.

In the end, after some ups and downs, the story will end with a happy ending for the two young people.



  1. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  2. ^ Marco Giusti (1999). Dizionario dei film italiani stracult. Sperling & Kupfer. ISBN 8820029197.
  3. ^ Renato Venturelli, Nessuno ci può giudicare: il lungo viaggio del cinema musicale italiano, Fahrenheit 451, 1998. ISBN 8886095309.
  4. ^ Daniele Magni, Cuori matti - Dizionario dei musicarelli anni '60, Bloodbuster Edizioni, 2012. ISBN 9788890208775.

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