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Unfair Competition (film)

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Director  Ettore Scola
Music director  Armando Trovajoli
Language  Italian
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, War
Duration  
Country  Italy
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Writer  Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola, Silvia Scola, Giacomo Scarpelli
Release date  23 February 2001 (2001-02-23)
Screenplay  Ettore Scola, Silvia Scola, Furio Scarpelli, Giacomo Scarpelli
Cast  Diego Abatantuono (Umberto), Sergio Castellitto (Leone), Gérard Depardieu (Professor Angelo), Elio Germano (Paolo), Sabrina Impacciatore (Matilde), Rolando Ravello (Ignazietto)
Similar movies  Directed by Ettore Scola, Sergio Castellitto movies, Movies about Italy

Unfair competition


Unfair Competition (Italian: Concorrenza sleale) is a 2001 Italian drama film directed by Ettore Scola. It was filmed in Cinecittà and some of its sets were used by Martin Scorsese in Gangs of New York, as Ettore Scola said in Néstor Birri's book.

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Unfair competition


Plot

Rome 1938, Umberto (Diego Abatantuono) and Leone (Sergio Castellitto) have got a men's costume shop, on the same street. Umberto is Catholic, Leone is Jewish. Racial Laws are approved in Italy in 1938 after Hitler's visit to Rome (see also Ettore Scola's A Special Day).

Cast

  • Diego Abatantuono as Umberto Melchiorri
  • Sergio Castellitto as Leone DellaRocca
  • Gérard Depardieu as Professor Angelo
  • Antonella Attili as Giuditta DellaRocca
  • Jean-Claude Brialy as Nonno Mattia DellaRocca
  • Claude Rich as Count Treuberg
  • Elio Germano as Paolo Melchiorri
  • Sabrina Impacciatore as Matilde
  • Rolando Ravello as Ignazietto Paspinelli
  • Claudio Bigagli as the police inspector
  • Awards

  • 23rd Moscow International Film Festival Best Director
  • 6 Nastro d'Argento nominations
  • David di Donatello Best Production Design
  • References

    Unfair Competition (film) Wikipedia
    Unfair Competition (film) IMDb Unfair Competition (film) themoviedb.org