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Director  Pietro Germi
Music director  Carlo Rustichelli
Language  Italian
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy
Duration  
Country  Italy
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Writer  Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Alfredo Giannetti, Tullio Pinelli
Release date  17 December 1968 (1968-12-17)
Screenplay  Pietro Germi, Piero De Bernardi, Tullio Pinelli, Leonardo Benvenuti
Cast  Adriano Celentano (Serafino Fiorin), Ottavia Piccolo (Lidia), Saro Urzì (Uncle Agenore), Francesca Romana Coluzzi (Asmara), Benjamin Lev (Armido), Nazzareno Natale (Silio)
Similar movies  Adriano Celentano movies, Directed by Pietro Germi, Movies about Italy

Serafino (also known as Serafino ou L'amour aux champs in France) is a 1968 Italian film directed by Pietro Germi.

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Plot

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Serafino is a nature-boy who never attended school. He relishes the simple life as a shepherd in the mountains of Italy in Abruzzi. When he is called up but as a soldier and has to serve in a big city, he is a troublemaker and eventually the military decides to send him home early.

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When he returns home he discovers that his cousin Lidia has become an attractive woman. He neglects his old friend Asmara, the local hooker, and starts a secret love affair with Lidia. But when their old aunt Gesiuna dies, Lidia acts as greedy as her whole family and Serafino openly resents that. To everybody's surprise Gesuina has chosen Serafino as her heir. Serafino doesn't hesitate to squander the money with his friends, buying them gifts and a brand new convertible for himself. When the car gets stuck in a pothole, Serafino and his friends try to push it out, ending up with the driverless car barreling down into a ravine and destroying it. This is unbearable for his uncle Agenore (Lidia's father) who therefore decides to file a petition to have Serafino declared mentally incompetent.

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At court Serafino tries to defend himself. He doesn't take the matter seriously and gloats about the fact that even the military couldn't deal with him either. In the end the judge decides against him. Even so, Agenore cannot get hold of Serafino's money. Yet he learns that Serafino can still marry and then his wife would be his legal guardian and thus allowed to manage his estate at will. Later he tries to force Serafino into marrying Lidia. But again Serafino pretends to be too dumb to comply and once again this ploy is successful. In the end he marries Asmara and reprises his work as a shepherd.

Cast

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  • Adriano Celentano: Serafino
  • Saro Urzì: Uncle Agenore
  • Francesca Romana Coluzzi: Asmara
  • Ottavia Piccolo: Lidia
  • Amedeo Trilli: Pasquale
  • Nerina Montagnani: Aunt Gesuina
  • Benjamin Lev: Armido
  • Nazzareno Natale: Silio
  • Awards

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  • Golden Prize at the 6th Moscow International Film Festival in 1969.

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    References

    Serafino (film) Wikipedia
    Serafino (film) IMDbSerafino (film) themoviedb.org