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The Fortunate Pilgrim 

This TV mini-series was based on much-praised novel by Mario Puzo. The novel tells the story of the Angeluzzi-Corbos family, a family of immigrants living an adopted life in New York City. ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Yorgo Voyagis ...  Tony 3 episodes, 1988
Mirjana Karanovic ...  Clara 3 episodes, 1988
Annabella Sciorra ...  Octavia 3 episodes, 1988
Ron Marquette ...  Vinnie 3 episodes, 1988
Harold Pruett Harold Pruett ...  Gino 3 episodes, 1988
Hal Holbrook ...  Dr. Andrew McKaig 3 episodes, 1988
Anna Strasberg ...  Cousin Filomena 3 episodes, 1988
Sophia Loren ...  Lucia 3 episodes, 1988
Edward James Olmos ...  Frank Corbo 3 episodes, 1988
John Turturro ...  Larry 3 episodes, 1988
Simone Audisio Simone Audisio ...  Joey 3 episodes, 1988
Gojko Baletic Gojko Baletic ...  R / ... 3 episodes, 1988
Luigi Basagaluppi Luigi Basagaluppi ...  Tomasso 3 episodes, 1988
Predrag Bjelac ...  Foreman R / ... 3 episodes, 1988
Ljiljana Blagojevic Ljiljana Blagojevic ...  Rosa 3 episodes, 1988
Phil Brown ...  O / ... 3 episodes, 1988
Andrew Castle Andrew Castle ...  Swede 3 episodes, 1988
Stefano Cordano Stefano Cordano ...  Young Larry 3 episodes, 1988
Petar Cvejic Petar Cvejic ...  S / ... 3 episodes, 1988
Narijana Dabic Narijana Dabic ...  Lena, age 6 3 episodes, 1988
Dianne Daniels Dianne Daniels ...  Harriet 3 episodes, 1988
Roxann Dawson ...  Louisa 3 episodes, 1988
Elizabeta Djorevska Elizabeta Djorevska ...  Rita Colluci 3 episodes, 1988
Rada Djuricin Rada Djuricin ...  Teresa 3 episodes, 1988
David Flosi David Flosi ...  Young Gino 3 episodes, 1988
John Hallam ...  Hooperman 3 episodes, 1988
Alan Heath Alan Heath ...  Judge 3 episodes, 1988
Bogdan Jakus Bogdan Jakus 3 episodes, 1988
Vladimir Jevtovic Vladimir Jevtovic ...  Umberto 3 episodes, 1988
Bernard Kay ...  Pugnale 3 episodes, 1988
Andreina Lairet Andreina Lairet ...  Lena, age 12-16 3 episodes, 1988
Frano Lasic Frano Lasic ...  Dr. Eschen 3 episodes, 1988
Zarko Lausevic Zarko Lausevic ...  Guido 3 episodes, 1988
Richard Lintern ...  Patient WWII 3 episodes, 1988
Stuart Milligan ...  Lefty Fay 3 episodes, 1988
Robert Modica Robert Modica ...  DiLucca 3 episodes, 1988
Daniel Osorio Daniel Osorio ...  Young Vinnie 3 episodes, 1988
Robert Perlano Robert Perlano ...  Sven 3 episodes, 1988
Shane Rimmer ...  Reilly 3 episodes, 1988
Pepe Serna ...  John Colluci 3 episodes, 1988
Aili Solvio Aili Solvio ...  Young Octavia 3 episodes, 1988
Eddie Stacey ...  Kinch 3 episodes, 1988
Minja Stevovic Minja Stevovic ...  Trina 3 episodes, 1988
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This TV mini-series was based on much-praised novel by Mario Puzo. The novel tells the story of the Angeluzzi-Corbos family, a family of immigrants living an adopted life in New York City. The head of the family is Lucia Santa, a wife, widow and mother of two families. It is her formidable will that steers them through the Great Depression and the early years of World War II. But she cannot prevent the conflict between Italian and American values.

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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mario Puzo's 'The Fortunate Pilgrim' See more »

Filming Locations:

Pancevo, Serbia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was a wonderful experience and merits a wonderful sequel.
27 March 2005 | by slyccSee all my reviews

This was one of the best mini series I have ever seen. I would love to own it. Is there any way that I can purchase the series on VHS or DVD???????? This role seemed so natural for Ms Loren and offered Mr. Olmose the opportunity to really play a truly humane character.

The setting was so realistic and the music score WONDERFUL, truly beautiful. All the actors were superb in their roles .

I would love to see a sequel to this, but only if Olmos and Loren could somehow be used. The daughter who contracted TB would also be a real asset to a sequel. I probably wouldn't enjoy it as much if different actors played the roles in such a sequel.


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