Three Men and a Leg

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Three Men and a Leg
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Directed by Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo
Massimo Venier
Written byAldo, Giovanni & Giacomo
Massimo Venier
Giorgio Gherarducci
Lucio Martignoni
Produced byPaolo Guerra
StarringAldo, Giovanni & Giacomo
CinematographyGiovanni Fiore Coltellacci
Edited by Marco Spoletini
Music byMarco Forni
Phil Palmer
Release date
  • 1997 (1997)
Running time
98 min
LanguageItalian

Three Men and a Leg (Italian : Tre uomini e una gamba) is a 1997 Italian road film and romantic comedy co-written and co-directed by the comedy trio Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo and by Massimo Venier. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Plot

Three friends – Aldo, Giovanni, and Giacomo – have to travel from Milan to Gallipoli, in Apulia, for Giacomo's wedding. The bride's father, who is the trio's employer and father-in-law as well, is a rich and vulgar businessman who doesn't like his sons-in-law and has given them the task of bringing him a wooden leg, the work of a famous artist who's about to die and will soon become of great value. The three men set off on their journey and soon meet Chiara, a young woman on her way to Greece. Her car breaks down and Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo will try to help her, which will lead to the blossoming of a beautiful friendship and a deep connection between Giacomo and Chiara that will make him and his friends question the whole point of their journey.

Cast

Accolades

YearAwardCategoryRecipient(s)ResultRef.
1998 David di Donatello Best New Director Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo and Massimo Venier Nominated [5]
Nastro d'Argento Special Nastro d'Argento Aldo, Giovanni & Giacomo Won

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References

  1. Rooney, David (11 January 1998). "Three Men and a Leg: Review". Variety . Retrieved 15 July 2020.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Enrico Lancia; Roberto Poppi. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I Film. Gremese Editore, 2002. ISBN   8884401372.
  3. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN   8860736269.
  4. Laura Morandini; Luisa Morandini; Morando Morandini. Il Morandini 2011. Dizionario dei film. Zanichelli, 2010. ISBN   8808227227.
  5. "Tre uomini e una gamba Premi vinti e nomination". ComingSoon.it (in Italian). Archived from the original on 28 April 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.