Toto in Madrid

Toto in Madrid (Italian: Totò, Eva e il pennello proibito) is an Italian comedy film from 1959, directed by Steno, written by Vittorio Metz, starring Totò and Louis de Funès. The film is known under the titles: "Toto in Madrid" (English title), "Totò a Madrid", "Un coup fumant" (France), "La culpa fue de Eva" (Spain).

Toto in Madrid
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Directed bySteno
Written by
Produced byCormoran Films
Edited byGiuliana Attenni
Music byGorni Kramer
Release date
6 February 1959 (France)
Running time
95 minutes


The penniless painter Toto is commissioned by unknown Spanish fraudsters to mirror the famous masterpiece Maja Desnuda by Francisco Goya, with some details. In fact, these thieves have agreed with a rich billionaire who plans to buy the original masterpiece. When Toto discovers that all that was nothing more than a scam, it's too late...



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