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The Italian Card Game


(Lo Scopone scientifico)

Director Luigi Comencini

Every year, a Countess invites a poor Italian family to play in a card game. The Countess' money is the stake and she always wins. But one year the family win a fortune, only to lose it later in the game. Afterwards, the Countess is driven to the airport leaving Peppino and Antonia to their dreams of winning again. Their five children, however have other plans.