The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal

The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal (Italian: Le due vite di Mattia Pascal) is a 1985 Italian drama film directed by Mario Monicelli.[1] It was adapted from the novel Il fu Mattia Pascal by Luigi Pirandello. It was entered into the 1985 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal
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Directed byMario Monicelli
Produced byCarlo Cucchi
Silvia D'Amico Bendico
Written bySuso Cecchi d'Amico
Ennio De Concini
Mario Monicelli
Luigi Pirandello (novel)
Amanzio Todini
StarringMarcello Mastroianni
Music byNicola Piovani
CinematographyCamillo Bazzoni
Edited byRuggero Mastroianni
Release date
  • 1985 (1985)
Running time
125 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

PlotEdit

The film tells the story of Mattia Pascal, inept small farmer in a town in northern Italy who decides to groped your luck at the casinos in France. Won the money, he decided to leave the boring family, but discovers that an individual reading a newspaper with the same name has died mysteriously. Convinced that this is a perfect opportunity to make up a new life, Mattia Pascal decides to change his identity, calling himself Arturo Meis. He moved to Rome after many trips in the family Paleari, Mattia Pascal goes to meet his fate.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NY Times: The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2012. Archived from the original on 21 October 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Two Lives of Mattia Pascal". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 28 June 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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