The Four Monks

I 4 monaci (also I quattro monaci), internationally released as The Four Monks,[1] is a 1962 Italian comedy film directed by Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia.

The Four Monks
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Italian theatrical release poster
Directed byCarlo Ludovico Bragaglia
Produced byGianni Buffardi
Written byBruno Corbucci
Giovanni Grimaldi
Gianni Buffardi
StarringPeppino De Filippo
Aldo Fabrizi
Erminio Macario
Nino Taranto
Music byArmando Trovajoli
CinematographyEnzo Barboni
Edited byGiuliana Attenni
Distributed byTitanus
Release date
Running time
100 min


A group of four petty criminals, hoping to collect some money as a donation, masquerade as refugees monks from Hungary, however, they end up in a convent where they experience fasting and penance.



  1. ^ James Robert Parish; Kingsley Canham. Film directors guide--Western Europe. Scarecrow Press, 1976. ISBN 9780810809086.

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