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Position Wanted (1951)

Cameriera bella presenza offresi... (original title)
Maria is a housmaid and she is being engaged to Berto for fifteen years. Berto has not a lasting job so he is waiting for the death of his uncle Matteo to come into an inheritance. In the ... See full summary »

Director:

Giorgio Pastina (as Giorgio Pàstina)

Writers:

Agenore Incrocci (screenplay) (as Age), Aldo De Benedetti (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elsa Merlini Elsa Merlini ... Maria
Gino Cervi ... Filiberto 'Berto' Morucchi
Giulietta Masina ... Ermelinda
Alberto Sordi ... Donato
Eduardo De Filippo ... Raffaele, il professore di matematica
Titina De Filippo Titina De Filippo ... La padrona di Ermelinda
Vittorio De Sica ... Leonardo Leonardi
Aldo Fabrizi ... Il commendatore Giovanni Marchetti
Isa Miranda ... Angela Leonardi
Carlo Ninchi ... Il sacerdote
Bella Starace Sainati Bella Starace Sainati ... Celestina, la guardiana
Delia Scala ... La moglie dell'avvocato
Aroldo Tieri Aroldo Tieri ... Luigino, il segretario di Leonardi
Enrico Viarisio ... L'amico di Marchetti
Milly Vitale ... Nandina, l'amante di Leonardi
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Maria is a housmaid and she is being engaged to Berto for fifteen years. Berto has not a lasting job so he is waiting for the death of his uncle Matteo to come into an inheritance. In the meantime Maria goes on with her work, first in the house of an unfaithful wife; then for an actor and his wife on the verge of leaving each other and last for Raffaele who wants to marry her. At last uncle Matteo dies... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 November 1951 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Position Wanted See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Italian censorship visa #10750 delivered on 19 October 1951. See more »

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a classic movie of the fifties,many plots many characters all about the problem of girl waiters
1 September 2006 | by giampiero5See all my reviews

nice movie,great actors some of them at the first steps of a brilliant career e.g. a wonderful Delia Scala and a spicy Alberto Sordi They play besides some of the pillars of Italian theater of XX century like Vittorio De Sica and Elsa Merlini: For an international audience,it will be hard to understand all that was around the waiters in Italy post II world war, young girls coming from the poorest regions of the country badly treated and badly paid the movie looks at the problem from a satyric point of view but but surely concerned about the issue. Of course it's also impossible for foreigners to understand the nuances of the dialects of all the characters!


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