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The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life

1972 1h 46m Comedy Drama List
Reviews 83% Audience Score 100+ Ratings
In this adaptation of a stage play, wealthy industrialist Alfredo Rossi (Alberto Sordi), who has gotten rich through questionable business practices, crosses paths with four retired legal professionals (Pierre Brasseur, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel, Claude Dauphin) who miss courtroom life. They decide to put Rossi on trial within the confines of a castle in the mountains of Switzerland -- and what at first seems like a game, turns out to have very serious consequences. Read More Read Less

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Audience Member A tense and chilling italian dark comedy. La Piu Bella Sereta Della Mia Vita, is a rare film, so enjoy went you have the opportunity. Fresh. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/14/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis In this adaptation of a stage play, wealthy industrialist Alfredo Rossi (Alberto Sordi), who has gotten rich through questionable business practices, crosses paths with four retired legal professionals (Pierre Brasseur, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel, Claude Dauphin) who miss courtroom life. They decide to put Rossi on trial within the confines of a castle in the mountains of Switzerland -- and what at first seems like a game, turns out to have very serious consequences.
Director
Ettore Scola
Producer
Dino De Laurentiis
Screenwriter
Sergio Amidei
Production Co
Columbia
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Original Language
Italian
Runtime
1h 46m