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Ratings & Reviews

  1. El Biffo's rating of the film Il bidone

    3.5* . . I had no idea this was supposed to be a Comedy until looking at the Mubi profile afterward. I didn't find anything funny about cheap crooks swindling impoverished peasants. I guess maybe I just don't have a sense of humor.

  2. Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film Il bidone

    It is impressive how gripping it is to watch lowlifes swindle the weakest and most in need, but Fellini managed it with this movie that feel very realistic and the ending feels like life laughing back at you and feel very natural for this film. I liked this film much better than some of Fellini's more known films.

  3. LibertyCapz's rating of the film Il bidone

    As always, Fellini shows his mastery at the directorial art in this gripping story of an aging scoundrel and his personal journey towards realizing the error of his thieving rapscallion ways. Will he be able to change his moral trajectory, or perhaps it's true what the old proverb says: You can't teach an old dog new tricks?

  4. Fabio Osvaldo Carta's rating of the film Il bidone

  5. Howard Fritzson's rating of the film Il bidone

    This is one of the best Fellini's. Broderick Crawford is really good. It is a shame that few know about it.

  6. Il secondo maestro del revolver's rating of the film Il bidone

  7. ap's rating of the film Il bidone

  8. RoRoRoro's rating of the film Il bidone

  9. Samuel Righi's rating of the film Il bidone

  10. Diana Vaz's rating of the film Il bidone

    I really liked the beginning and the end.

  11. Stian Gledje Bekkvik's rating of the film Il bidone

    Fellini is extraordinary because his sensibility never stopped evolving. He reinvented himself in every other film. You will find several shapes of greatness in his oeuvre, and amazingly you will also find a clear fingerprint on every work... Il Bidone is an interesting part of a transition period, but it is not one of his masterworks (despite a magnificent opening and a sublime ending).

  12. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film Il bidone

    De poca monta. Una película que recuerda levemente a la pandilla de "Los inútiles" solo que estos sí trabajan aunque también conviven con sus demonios. Fellini representa fiestas, el exceso, lo que se conduce a lo carnavalesco, esto mediante las caretas que algunos personajes visten. Y así como hay inconformidad, hay también naturaleza, en este caso, la de estafadores.

  13. raggiodisole's rating of the film Il bidone

    So cheats never prosper eh? Another of lifes lessons meted out, in a Fellini film that that was not particularly Felliniesque

  14. janh24's rating of the film Il bidone

    A wonderful central performance in this not-insignificant film.

  15. Sonia's rating of the film Il bidone

    Early heavy-hitting quasi-neorealist drama. Set in Sicily, Fellini at his early best.

  16. Joks's rating of the film Il bidone

    M.O.C are releasing this on blu-ray soon.

  17. Mouad Lemoudden's rating of the film Il bidone

    being in the middle of a life of selfishness and irresponsibility, Augusto had to really hit rock bottom to release himself and finally be capable of redemption; and it was probably necessary for him. Fellini, i found, is superb in portraying desolation, struggle and guilt, and is able to maintain a decided tone even if he displays distinctive elements.

  18. Kurt Öhrström's rating of the film Il bidone

  19. Dan Paolucci's rating of the film Il bidone