Just out of prison, ex-con Ugo Piazza meets his former employer, a psychopathic gangster Rocco who enjoys sick violence and torture. Both the gangsters and the police believe Ugo has hidden $300,000 that should have gone to an American drug syndicate boss.
Once upon a time an old woman discovers a baby in her cabbage patch. She brings up the child and, when she dies, the boy, Toto, enters an orphanage. Toto leaves the orphanage a happy young man, and looks for work in post-war Milan. He ends up with the homeless and organizes them to build a shanty town in a vacant lot. The squatters discover oil in the land and Toto sees a vision of the old woman who gives him a magic dove that will grant him anything he wishes.
A Milan pimp faces off against a ruthless and greedy French gangster whom wants to unite organized crime in Italy.
Roman TV technicians Fabio and Enzo have been unable to find decent jobs. They decide to crack a safe at a jewelry in Milan. To get the layout of the store, they enlist a beautiful but unsophisticated young woman, Deborah. To find underground access to the store, they get help from a sewage worker. An obese trapeze artist is called for disarm the store alarms. The clever Mrs. Motta, old hotelier, is also involved. Will they succeed?
Directed by Ermanno Olmi.
A gang of thieves decides to hit the headquarters of Aspex. The police intervened and only two of the robbers managed to escape with the loot, while the other two are forced to take hostages to escape. The police started investigations but also the gang leader, the Cat, will be hunting the first two escaped with the loot to get money, and revenge for their escape.
In this stunning omnibus feature, six Italian directors explore different facets of contemporary Milan, from subways to skyscrapers, shuttered old theaters to the inimitable La Scala. The result is a rich and eclectic portrait of urban life and spaces—both rooted in history and bursting with a diversity of architecture and humanity. In this stunning omnibus feature, six Italian directors explore different facets of contemporary Milan, from subways to skyscrapers, shuttered old theaters to the inimitable La Scala. The result is a rich and eclectic portrait of urban life and spaces—both rooted in history and bursting with a diversity of architecture and humanity.
A detective is assigned to head a manhunt for four violent bank robbers.
A psychotic small-time criminal realizes that the everyday robberies, rapes and murders he commits aren't profitable enough, so he figures to hit the big time by kidnapping the daughter of a rich man.
A group of comedians are trying to be successful on stage. One night an important television network organises a public variety show to sort out some performers for their programs. Every one of them will try their hardest, but just a few will be chosen. (IMDb)
A gang from Milan performes a big bank robbery stealing more than a billion pounds. Surrounded by police, the robbers did manage to escape. But now they have to lie down on the bottom and the best place to sit, it seems the monastery.
Pino Scalise discharged from the prison he was in for robbery, take refuge in Milan at the home of his uncle. Pino falls in love with one of the uncle's two daughters, who has become a prostitute because of Don Ciccio, head of a gang that traffics in drugs. Pino, now an informer to Police Commissioner Morani, makes plans to take the boss down.
Milano-Roma was the title of a television programme broadcast on Italian Rai Tre at the end of 1990s. A kind of reality show, it starred two VIPs travelling by car from Milan to Rome. In an episode from February 1998, Dario Fo was informed to have won the Nobel prize for literature, whilst on the journey with Ambra Angiolini by a group of friends who stopped them on the motorway.
Saturday Night Live from Milano is the Italian localisation of the popular US-comedy television series Saturday Night Live, shown on Mediaset television channel Italia 1 from 2006.
Follow Teresa Iorio, a young woman who leaves her rural Sicilian hometown for Milan to find work--and much more--at a newly opened department store: The Ladies' Paradise.