L' Armata Brancaleone1966
Directed by Mario Monicelli, "L' Armata Brancaleone" (also known as "For Love and Gold", "Armada Brancaleone, La", "Unglaublichen Abenteuer des hochwohllöblichen Ritters Branca Leone, Die") is a 1966 Adventure/Comedy film . Vittorio Gassman is starring, alongside Catherine Spaak, Folco Lulli, Gian Maria Volontè, Maria Grazia Buccella and Barbara Steele.
Who directed "L' Armata Brancaleone":
L' Armata Brancaleone was directed by Mario Monicelli, an Italian writer, director, and actor.
Before making L' Armata Brancaleone, Mario Monicelli had directed Le Fate, released in 1966, Casanova '70 (1965), Compagni, I (1963), Boccaccio '70 (1962), Soliti ignoti, I (1958), and Padri e figli (1957). Since, he directed Brancaleone alle crociate, released in 1970, La Mortadella (1971), Vogliamo i colonnelli (1973), Romanzo popolare (1974), Un Borghese piccolo piccolo (1977), and Signore e signori, buonanotte (1978).
Who is at the casting of "L' Armata Brancaleone":
At the casting of L' Armata Brancaleone we find Vittorio Gassman, previously seen in Vergine per il principe, Una (1966) and La Congiuntura (1965); Catherine Spaak (Made in Italy (1965), La Bugiarda (1965)); Folco Lulli (Compagni, I (1963), Dulcinea (1963)) [ more... ]
- Ugo Fangareggi and Catherine Spaak, Carlo Pisacane also worked together in Made in Italy, released in 1965.
- Pippo Starnazza and Vittorio Gassman, Ugo Fangareggi have all also be seen in La Congiuntura, released in 1965.
- Vittorio Gassman, Carlo Pisacane and Pippo Starnazza can be seen in L' Arcangelo, released in 1969.
What is the Storyline of "L' Armata Brancaleone":
The movie opens with a small Italian village being stormed by a band of Hungarian pillagers. When the murders and rapes are over, a German knight arrives and bravely kills the bandits. However, as he is healing his wounds he is attacked by two of the surviving villagers and one of the thieves. They throw the wounded knight into a river.
The attackers try to sell the knight's armor and weapons to a miserly Jewish merchant who finds among his belongings a letter of donation by the Holy Roman Emperor, [...]
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