The Swindlers
Directed byLucio Fulci
Written byFranco Castellano
Lucio Fulci
Mario Guerra
Giuseppe Moccia (Pipolo)
Vittorio Vighi
Produced byDario Sabatello
StarringFranco Franchi
Ciccio Ingrassia
Walter Chiari
Antonella Lualdi
CinematographyAlfio Contini
Tino Santoni
Edited byGisa Radicchi Levi
Music byCarlo Rustichelli
Ennio Morricone
Giorgio Gaber
Umberto Simonetta
Pilantra
Distributed byCineriz[1]
Release date
  • September 25, 1963 (1963-09-25)
Running time
98 minutes
LanguageItalian

The Swindlers (Italian: Gli imbroglioni), aka Los Mangantes, is a 1963 Italian comedy film written and directed by Lucio Fulci, starring Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassia.[2][3][4]

Plot

The film takes place in a court of law and is divided up into an anthology format, spotlighting four criminal cases. The defendants consist of the following: a wealthy industrialist charged with fraud, two nuns who have gotten in trouble with the guardian of their order, the president of a football team implicated in illegal sporting activities, and two Sicilian businessmen who conned come investors into believing they have discovered an archaeological find.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Howarth, Troy (2015). Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and his Films. Midnight Marquee Press. page 85.
  2. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia; Mario Pecorari (1991). Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 1992. ISBN 8876055932.
  3. ^ Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
  4. ^ Laura Morandini; Luisa Morandini; Morando Morandini. Il Morandini 2011. Dizionario dei film. Zanichelli, 2010. ISBN 8808227227.
  5. ^ Howarth, Troy (2015). Splintered Visions: Lucio Fulci and his Films. Midnight Marquee Press. page 85.