Affetti Speciali (1988)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Domestic Comedy, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Italy  |  
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Dark humor and drama figure prominently in this comedy about two brothers and their attempts to keep their comatose mother (Emilia Della Rocca) alive. Cris (Luciano Manzalini) is a successful, portly businessman who likes chasing women while his rail-thin brother Ivano (Eraldo Turra) likes to drink and tries to stop trucks by raising an iron bar in road. With help from a device invented by Professor Perrier (Felice Farina), the brothers try to keep their mother alive in the basement. The Laurel and Hardy-like duo are known as the Rugerri Twins in their native Italy.



alcoholism, brother, con/scam, inventor, mother