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Based onThe Adventures of Pinocchio
by Carlo Collodi
Written byIvan Cotroneo
Carlo Mazzotta
Directed byAlberto Sironi
StarringRobbie Kay
Bob Hoskins
Luciana Littizzetto
Alessandro Gassman
Thomas Brodie-Sangster
Theme music composerJan A. P. Kaczmarek
Country of originItaly
United Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes2
ProducerLuca Bernabei
CinematographyAntonello Geleng
EditorsDavid Yardley, Stefano Chierchié
Running time200 minutes
Production companiesRai Fiction, Lux Vide, Power
Budget€8 million
Original release
Release1 November (2008-11-01) –
2 November 2008 (2008-11-02)

Pinocchio is a two-episode Italian-British miniseries directed by Alberto Sironi, based on the 1883 novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi and filmed in English. It first aired on the Italian channel Rai 1 on November 1 and 2, 2008.

The cast includes Robbie Kay as Pinocchio, Bob Hoskins as Geppetto, Luciana Littizzetto as a female Talking Cricket and Alessandro Gassman as Carlo Collodi. It was shot in Lazio and Tuscany, Italy.



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