In early 20th-century Naples, a theatrical parody lands beloved thespian and playwright Eduardo Scarpetta in court, facing a malicious lawsuit that could compromise his freedom of expression and the economic security of his extended family—including his son's, young Eduardo De Filippo.
Title:The King of Laughter
Studio:Indigo Film, Tornasol Films, RAI Cinema
Cast:Toni Servillo, Maria Nazionale, Cristiana Dell'Anna, Antonia Truppo, Eduardo Scarpetta, Roberto De Francesco
Crew:Jacopo Quadri (Editor), Aldo Signoretti (Hair Assistant), Renato Berta (Director of Photography), Mariela Besuievsky (Co-Producer), Mario Martone (Screenplay), Mario Martone (Director)
Keyword:court case, theater play, biography, playwright, theatre company, courtroom drama, family portrait, freedom of expression, theatre history, belle epoque, comedic geniuses
Release: Sep 09, 2021
Runtime: 133 minutes
IMDb: 7.6 / 10 by 133 users
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