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Carlo Vanzina is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Assistant Director and Script Italien born on 13 march 1951 at Rome (Italie)

Carlo Vanzina

Carlo Vanzina
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Nationality Italie
Birth 13 march 1951 at Rome (Italie)
Death 8 july 2018 (at 67 years)

Carlo Vanzina né le 13 mars 1951 à Rome est un réalisateur italien de cinéma.


Fils du grand réalisateur Steno, Carlo Vanzina a abordé divers genres, notamment la comédie et dans une moindre mesure le thriller.

À partir des années 1980, ses films comiques ont obtenu d'importants succès au box-office italien, faisant de lui l'un des cinéastes les plus actifs du cinéma italien.

Il travaille régulièrement avec son frère, le scénariste Enrico Vanzina : leurs films en commun sont souvent désignés comme des films des « frères Vanzina. »

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Filmography of Carlo Vanzina (53 films)

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Toto and the Women, 1h43
Directed by Lucio Fulci, Mario Monicelli, Steno
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy
Actors Totò, Ave Ninchi, Clelia Matania, Alda Mangini, Lea Padovani, Mario Castellani
Roles il piccolo Filippo Jr
Rating65% 3.254443.254443.254443.254443.25444
The Roman businessman Philip (Totò) can not standthat his possessive and domineering wife (Ave Ninchi) wants to require its own lifestyle. In fact, for years now after the wedding, Philip was now totally feel deprived of their freedom of her husband. The only freedom that remains is to hole up in the attic read novels polizieschie and venerate the leader of the Italian sergeants. The balance family collapses when the young daughter of Philip became engaged to a young doctor (Peppino De Filippo) to prove to everyone that his talent decides to use the poor Philip as a guinea pig! When enough is enough: Philip decides to spend his evenings in the greater worldliness possible along with his young girlfriend. However Philip soon discovers that the girl is too young for him and, feeling ridiculous, decides to break off the relationship. But it is too late: his wife discovered him and wants to drag it to court .


Taste of You, 1h30
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Origin Italie
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Serena Autieri, Nancy Brilli, Maurizio Mattioli, Giorgio Pasotti, Martina Stella, Vincenzo Salemme
Rating51% 2.565082.565082.565082.565082.56508
Étés 1984 et 1985, sur la plage de Forte dei Marmi : le film nous offre un portrait attachant de l'Italie des années 1980 avec ses personnages aux aventures entremêlées. On y rencontre la famille Proietti, de Rome, composée d'Alberto commerçant et passionné de foot, sa femme Elena, et leur fille Sabrina, 17 ans, qui fait tourner la tête de Luca et de Chicco, deux camarades d'université. À côté d'eux, l'honorable De Marco, Napolitain en vacances avec son épouse, se laisse séduire par Susy, originaire de Salerne ; cette dernière cherche la célébrité et parvient ainsi à intervenir dans le programme télévisé Drive In. Une thésarde de Florence, Anna, tombe amoureuse d'Armando, un jeune du lieu. Bien sûr, le maître-nageur fait rêver toutes les demoiselles étrangères en vacances. Enfin, les parents de Luca, de la bourgeoisie milanaise, se rappellent avec nostalgie le bon vieux temps des années 1960.
Ex 2: Still Friends, 1h38
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Actors Alessandro Gassmann, Enrico Brignano, Anna Foglietta, Tosca D'Aquino, Veronica Logan, Teresa Mannino
Rating55% 2.7552452.7552452.7552452.7552452.755245
The story sees three pairs of funny characters who find themselves involved in hilarious situation in the Italy of the economic crisis. Ricky Memphis is a young man who has problems integrating into society and that goes very psychologist. One day the patient when he is in his office, you see get in front of a girl just dumped by her boyfriend exchanges Fabio (Memphis) for the psychologist. Between the two will be born love, but she also discovers the true identity of Fabio. Vincenzo Salemme is Antonio, a contractor of Napoli that he and his cruel wife have accumulated wealth by cheating and falsifying accounts payable. One day he to save themselves from the finance receivables and takes a trip to Germany where he meets a charming judge with whom he has an affair. In fact, the woman needed excitement as her husband neglected her, but at the end of their story decides to reconsider. Alessandro Gassman argues with his wife and went with her to court to sign the cause of the divorce, however, a curious case of fate has never met with the lawyer's wife. Then has a particular encounter with a mysterious woman from which the flame that lights the love and soon Antonio, she and the ex-wife's lover discovered that he was no other than the lawyer's wife. Enrico Brignano breaks up with his girlfriend and meets an old flame who makes him feel again the pleasures of a fiery time. The two spend several moments with friends and love is strengthened more and more, when at last the ex-girlfriend of Mark (Brignano) decided to go back with him, but it's too late. All of these stories in the film are intertwined and how they have the background and loving encounter unusual Paolo Ruffini with a girl tastes "very open".
Meet My Friend, 1h43
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Actors Raoul Bova, Barbora Bobulova, Martina Stella, Sarah Felberbaum, Kelly Reilly, Tanja Ribič
Rating50% 2.529822.529822.529822.529822.52982
Marco Ferretti is an Italian manager, young and beautiful, but he can not stand the presence of women after a difficult affair. When Marco goes to London for an appointment, knows four beautiful girls that disrupt his life with the love.
A Summer in the Caribbean, 1h50
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Actors Carlo Buccirosso, Enrico Brignano, Martina Stella, Alena Šeredová, Paolo Ruffini, Gigi Proietti
Rating45% 2.2739652.2739652.2739652.2739652.273965
Several groups of Italians experience amusing adventures and tests of character on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Some of the characters are there simply for rest and relaxation, while others act with different motivations. Multiple plot lines unfold simultaneously as different characters' stories are presented.
A summer at the sea, 1h50
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Massimo Ceccherini, Alessandro Paci, Gigi Proietti, Lino Banfi, Enrico Brignano, Nancy Brilli
Rating45% 2.2553452.2553452.2553452.2553452.255345
The film tells the story of a group of people during the summer: football fans, loving couples, single fathers, beautiful women and businessmen, emigrants who return to their country and great dramatic actors forced into comic situations etc.
2061 - Un anno eccezionale, 1h40
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Science fiction, Comedy
Actors Diego Abatantuono, Massimo Ceccherini, Stefano Chiodaroli, Emilio Solfrizzi, Andrea Osvart, Sabrina Impacciatore
Rating39% 1.96171.96171.96171.96171.9617
Italy, year 2061: After a terrible energy crisis due to the depletion of oil stocks, the Earth is plunged into a kind of new Middle Ages. Italy as a nation no longer exists, the peninsula has returned to being a divided country, almost pre-Risorgimento, where now reigns the political situation is similar to that before the reunification of 1861:
And now sex, 1h34
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Maurizio Mattioli, Elena Russo, Edelweiss, Youma Diakite, Antonello Fassari, Tony Sperandeo
Rating35% 1.778921.778921.778921.778921.77892
In Italy there's the 2000s, bringing fresh air. In several episodes, Carlo Vanzina offers a glimpse of the typical behavior of the Italian character of the middle-class who is struggling with beautiful women, betrayal, love affairs, and much more.
Il cielo in una stanza, 1h43
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy, Fantasy
Actors Ricky Tognazzi, Elio Germano, Gabriele Mainetti, Cristiana Capotondi, Maurizio Mattioli, Elisabetta Pellini
Rating57% 2.879252.879252.879252.879252.87925
Paul is a guy who hates his father because he was too strict with his son. One day Paul says to his father that he would prefer never to be born and to live happy and carefree in the glorious 60s. Paul is immediately satisfied by fate, and finds himself transported back into the 60s, when his father was still a kid. Paul immediately realizes that he desired nonsense from destiny, and tries to replace his trouble, knowing a young man (his father as a guy), trying to make he fall in love with the girl of his dreams (the future mother of Paul).
S.P.Q.R.: 2,000 and a Half Years Ago, 1h40
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy
Actors Christian De Sica, Leslie Nielsen, Massimo Boldi, Anna Falchi, Ugo Conti, Gastone Pescucci
Rating37% 1.891341.891341.891341.891341.89134
In 71 BC in Rome, utter disorder reigns in the form of political corruption and bribery involving the senator Cynic (Leslie Nielsen). The situation is claimed to be similar to the "Tangentopoli" situation in Italy in the 1990s: one of the politicians involved was Bettino Craxi. Senator Caesar Atticus (Christian De Sica) is one of many to support the cruel and petty projects of Cynic, but the pair's reign does not last long, as the city sees the arrival of the prefect of Mediolanum (Milan) Antonio Servilio (Massimo Boldi). These claims that the law is deeply respected by everyone, and being part of the party of "Padania" (Northern Italy), considered as a real League's most political of Rome real arrant thieves. Caesar strives to break free from the hassles of Antonio, who initially proves to be a fiasco as an administrator of justice in the corrupt city of Rome. He even considers killing him, but does not dare to do so because in the end even if it deceives the people is good hearted. In addition to the shoulders of their parents, the daughter of Antonio and his son Cesare began an affair, but do not have the courage to reveal to parents as they fight all the time. One night Atticus finally able to fit politically Servilio making the guards drunk and find clinging to the prostitutes, including craving "Poppea" (Anna Falchi) and it does transfer in Sicily.
Pretty Princess
Directed by Carlo Vanzina
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Political films, Films about royalty
Actors Raoul Bova, David Warner, Susannah York, Paul Freeman, Catherine Schell, Liz Smith
Rating43% 2.163032.163032.163032.163032.16303
In this romantic comedy, Liechtenhaus (a fictional tiny European principality) is being ruled by Prince Max (David Warner), but the little country is nearly bankrupt. In fact, if he can't get an infusion of cash quickly, he may have to sell the royal palace to American developers as a casino complex. Fortunately, he's got a very pretty daughter, Princess Sofia (Barbara Snellenburg) and the dowry he will get from marrying her off to the unappealing, but wealthy heir to a similar nearby principality will more than get his tiny country in the clear. Unfortunately for him, his daughter is adamant about refusing this arranged marriage and prefers romance with a handsome but penniless windsurfing instructor (Raoul Bova) to saving her country. Nefarious schemes are called for and when the Princess is kidnapped, something must be done.