The Shortest Day

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The Shortest Day (Italian: Il giorno più corto) is a 1962 Italian comedy film. It is a parody of the war movie The Longest Day and stars the popular duo Ciccio Ingrassia and Franco Franchi in the leading roles. Dozens of other well-known actors, from... read more

The Shortest Day (Italian: Il giorno più corto) is a 1962 Italian comedy film. It is a parody of the war movie The Longest Day and stars the popular duo Ciccio Ingrassia and Franco Franchi in the leading roles. Dozens of other well-known actors, from both European and American cinema, agreed to appear in the movie in cameo roles for free to avert the bankruptcy of the production company, Titanus.

Original Release

02/14/1963

US Release

10/27/2000

Cast

Gino Cervi Colonnello Daini
Ciccio Ingrassia Francesco Coppola
Tomas Milian Self
Jean-Paul Belmondo Erede siciliano
Franco Franchi Franco Lo Grugno
Totò Frate bersagliere
Eduardo De Filippo Mafioso
Peppino De Filippo Zio Peppino
Terence Hill Soldato austriaco
Aldo Fabrizi Facchino
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sergio Corbucci

Writers

Giorgio Arlorio, Sandro Continenza, Bruno Corbucci, Giovanni Grimaldi

Cast

Gino Cervi Colonnello Daini
Ciccio Ingrassia Francesco Coppola
Tomas Milian Self
Jean-Paul Belmondo Erede siciliano
Franco Franchi Franco Lo Grugno
Totò Frate bersagliere
Eduardo De Filippo Mafioso
Peppino De Filippo Zio Peppino
Terence Hill Soldato austriaco
Aldo Fabrizi Facchino
Walter Chiari L'avvocato difensore / avvocato difensore
Simone Signoret Contadina
Stewart Granger Avvocato
Annie Girardot L'infermiera
Ugo Tognazzi Pecoraio
Gabriele Ferzetti Tenente in trincea
Philippe Leroy Soldato
Amedeo Nazzari Soldato strabico col pallottoliere
Romolo Valli Il capitano
Renato Salvatori Soldato

Producers

Editors

Ruggero Mastroianni

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