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A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) Charles Chaplin, Marlon Brando, Sophia Loren, Sydney Chaplin, Comedy, Romance

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967) Directed by Charles Chaplin Shown: American Movie Poster

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Directed by Charles Chaplin
Shown: American Movie Poster

Natascha, a White Russian countess, stows away on a luxury liner at Hong Kong, determined to seek a new life in America. Natascha hides in the cabin of Ogden Mears, a millionaire diplomat, thereby causing an endless stream of misunderstandings and complications; particularly when his wife, Martha, joins the trip at Honolulu, necessitating a ‘marriage’ to Ogden’s valet, Hudson, a saronged-dive overboard and more subterfuge on the part of Ogdon and his associate, Harvey.

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La classe operaia va in paradiso / The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971) Elio Petri, Gian Maria Volontè, Mariangela Melato, Gino Pernice, Drama

La classe operaia va in paradiso AKA The Working Class Goes to Heaven (1971)
Lulù is a real hard worker. For this reason he is loved by the masters and hated by his own colleagues. The unions decide agitations against the masters. Lulù doesn’t agree till he cuts, by accident, one of his own fingers. Now, after he understood the worker’s conditions, he agrees the unions and participates to the strike. He immediately is fired and, not only is abandoned by his lover, but also by the other workers. But the fights of the unions allow him under a new legislation to be hired again. At this point his mind starts giving collapse signs…

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Juke box – Urli d’amore (1959) Mauro Morassi, Mario Carotenuto, Marisa Merlini, Karin Baal, Comedy

Juke box - Urli d'amore (1959)
Mario, after serving a sentence for fraud, trying to continue to live at the expense of others. Marisa knows, a mature unmarried owner of a house music started that, despite everything, would like to marry him. After deception and misunderstanding, Mario, who has no intention of getting married, and has since used the situation weaving a series of cheating availing themselves of the house music is discovered and, when pressed between the prison and marriage, promises to Marisa to marry her, but then they blow it upstream to the last moment.

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Gli ultimi cinque minuti / It Happens in Roma (1955) Giuseppe Amato, Linda Darnell, Vittorio De Sica, Peppino De Filippo, Comedy

It Happens in Roma (1955)
Renata and Carlo covet the same apartment in Rome. They first quarrel but Carlo finds an original way out: what if they married and shared the place? Renata agrees but on one condition: that she should be allowed to go on trying to find the man of her dreams. For a while suitors follow each other, each time ridiculed by Carlo. Things get harder however with Dino, a more serious rival. After dallying with the charming young man, Renata winds up realizing it is Carlo she really loves.

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