Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)

An episodic satire of the political and social status of Italy in the seventies, through the shows of one day of a television channel. An English language lesson turns into a killing of a black dignitary of an embassy by a CIA agent and then into his own killing by another colleague. In a television film, the police are befooled by a fake bomb and put a real one in order not to be derided by the public. In a film inquisition show, the bishop of Naples speaks highly of the importance of the family, but a child who lives a miserable family life kills himself. In the debate that follows it is proposed that they should eat the children, as Swift had said. In the next episode, a general who is in the toilet is called for the NATO parade, but the flasher breaks and in his effort to fix it, he dirts allover and kills himself. In a children's show an inspector finds excuses and delays the arrest of a powerful man...

Directing:
  • Luigi Comencini
  • Luigi Magni
  • Nanni Loy
  • Mario Monicelli
  • Ettore Scola
  • Ruggero Maccari
  • Leonardo Benvenuti
  • Agenore Incrocci
  • Piero De Bernardi
  • Ugo Pirro
  • Furio Scarpelli

Writing:
  • Piero De Bernardi
  • Leonardo Benvenuti
  • Luigi Comencini

Stars:
Release Date: 1976-10-28
themoviedb icon 6.8/10
  • Country: IT
  • Language: Italiano
  • Runtime: 105

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Senta Berger
Senta Berger
Wife of Vladimiro Palese
Marcello Mastroianni
Marcello Mast...
Paolo T. Fiume
Vittorio Gassman
Vittorio Gass...
CIA agent / Tuttumpezzo
Adolfo Celi
Adolfo Celi
Vladimiro Palese
Nino Manfredi
Nino Manfredi
Cardinale Caprettari
Ugo Tognazzi
Ugo Tognazzi
General in toilet
Andréa Ferréol
Andréa Ferréo...
Edvige
Paolo Villaggio
Paolo Villagg...
prof. Schmidt / presentatore quiz
Monica Guerritore
Monica Guerri...
Assistente di Paolo
Felice Andreasi
Felice Andrea...
Valletto
Sergio Graziani
Sergio Grazia...
Cardinale Canareggio
Mario Scaccia
Mario Scaccia
Cardinale Piazza-Colonna
Carlo Croccolo
Carlo Croccol...
Questore
Eros Pagni
Eros Pagni
Commissario Pertinace
Gianfranco Barra
Gianfranco Ba...
Portiere Nocella
Renzo Marignano
Renzo Marigna...
Intervistatore a Milano
Franco Diogene
Franco Diogen...
Salumiere a Milano
Angelo Pellegrino
Angelo Pelleg...
Giornalista
Camillo Milli
Camillo Milli
Capitano La Pattuglia
Luca Sportelli
Luca Sportell...
Onorevole Lo Bove
Rocco Loschiavo
Rocco Loschia...
Recording Engineer
Giovannella Grifeo
Giovannella G...
TV Assistant
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