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Appunti per unOrestiade africana

Category: Documentary
All Genres: Documentary
Release Year: 1970
Country: Italy
Runtime: 65
Languages: Italian
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Sound: Mono

  • DEAD MEN CANT DIE… but live to follow a mad-mans will!

  • Writing by: Pier Paolo Pasolini – (written by)

    Produced by: Gian Vittorio Baldi – producer (uncredited)

    Cast: Gato Barbieri – Himself – Musician: saxophone
    Donald F. Moye – Himself – Musican: drums
    Marcello Melio – Himself – Musician: contrabasse
    Yvonne Murray – Herself – singer
    Archie Savage – Himself – Singer
    Pier Paolo Pasolini – Himself (uncredited)

    Music: Gato Barbieri
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    Plot Outline: Charlie attempts to meet his favorite movie actress at the Keystone Studio, but does not win friends there.
    Plot: The director presents takes and scenes filmed on location in Africa for a film-that-never-was, a black Oresteia.

    Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
    Before the credits roll, there is a dedication “In Memory of Phillip Whitehead”, referring to Phillip Whitehead, Chairman of Brook Lapping Productions, who died end of 2005.

    Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Continuity: When the boy enters the doctors house in the first scene, the doorknob changes. The exterior clearly doesnt match the interior.

    Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Although some sources credit Mack Sennett with playing himself, the film director, the role is actually played by Edgar Kennedy.

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