Vittorio Gassman and Philippe Noiret are two roaming musicians, Pippo and Peppe, who unknowingly have the same girl, Lucia. The two return from a prison stretch, the girl dies and leaves a child, Piripicchio, whom they raise with some sad consequences, particularly when the boy grows up and isn’t the same delightful tyke he had been when a child. —IMDb
Sergio Citti (30 May 1933 – 11 October 2005) was an Italian film director and screenwriter, born in Rome. He often worked with Pier Paolo Pasolini, but also worked for others such as Ettore Scola. His own films include We Free Kings, which won an award.
His 1981 film Il minestrone was entered into the 31st Berlin International Film Festival.His 1977 film Beach House was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.
He was the brother of actor Franco Citti. —Wikipedia