Soliti ignoti, I1958

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Soliti ignoti, I
Directed by:
Mario Monicelli

"Soliti ignoti, I" (also known as "Persons Unknown", "Big Deal on Madonna Street", "Big Deal") is a Comedy/Crime film directed by Mario Monicelli, released on November 22 of 1960 in the USA . Vittorio Gassman and Renato Salvatori are starring, alongside Memmo Carotenuto, Carla Gravina, Claudia Cardinale and Carlo Pisacane.

Who directed "Soliti ignoti, I":

Soliti ignoti, I was directed by Mario Monicelli, an Italian writer, director, and actor.

Before Soliti ignoti, I, Mario Monicelli had directed Padri e figli, released in 1957, Donatella (1956), Le Infedeli (1953), Guardie e ladri (1951), Vita da cani (1950), and È arrivato il cavaliere! (1950). Since, he directed Boccaccio '70, released in 1962, Compagni, I (1963), Casanova '70 (1965), Le Fate (1966), L' Armata Brancaleone (1966), and Brancaleone alle crociate (1970).

What was the release date of "Soliti ignoti, I":

Soliti ignoti, I was first released on Tuesday, November 22, 1960, in the United States.. This was fifty-eight (58) years ago.

It has been released on 1960 in the United Kingdom; Friday, September 11, 1959 in France; Friday, December 18, 1959 in Germany; Saturday, July 26, 1958 in Italy and on Monday, June 30, 1958 in Spain.

Who is at the casting of "Soliti ignoti, I":

At the casting of Soliti ignoti, I we find Vittorio Gassman, previously seen in War and Peace (1956) and Mambo (1954); Renato Salvatori (Le Ragazze di piazza di Spagna (1952)); Memmo Carotenuto (A Farewell to Arms (1957), Momento più bello, Il (1957)) [ more... ]

  • Vittorio Gassman, Renato Salvatori, Claudia Cardinale, Carlo Pisacane, Tiberio Murgia, Gina Amendola and Elvira Tonelli also appeared in Audace colpo dei soliti ignoti, released in 1960.
  • Memmo Carotenuto, Gina Amendola, Elvira Tonelli and Marcello Mastroianni also appeared in Nemico di mia moglie, Il, released in 1959.
  • Gina Rovere, Nino Marchetti and Totò also worked together in Amanti latini, Gli, released in 1965.
  • Marcello Mastroianni and Vittorio Gassman, Carla Gravina can all be seen in La Terrazza, released in 1980.
  • Renato Salvatori, Elvira Tonelli and Marcello Mastroianni also worked together in Compagni, I, released in 1963.
  • Renato Salvatori, Claudia Cardinale and Renato Terra also appeared together in Rocco e i suoi fratelli, released in 1960.

What is the Storyline of "Soliti ignoti, I":

A local thief, Cosimo, is arrested for the attempted theft of a car. After he is sentenced and put in prison, he starts harangueing his girlfriend and former accomplices by telling them that he has a plan for a heist but that he needs their help to be freed. In order to assure his release, they find an acquaintance named Peppe with a clean criminal record to take blame for the theft in the hopes that the police will release Cosimo. They instead have both of them jailed. While Peppe is in jail, Cosimo [...]

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