A very rare picture made in Brazil
Fredda did this popular comedy (called chanchada in Brazil) while waiting to return to Italy after complete "Il Guarany", also made in Rio de Janeiro. It is a very rare film, made almost without money, but possess many traces of Fredda's style. The cast includes Gianna Maria Canale, of course, but also Anselmo Duarte (latter a famous director who wins in 1962 the Golden Palm in Cannes with "O pagador de promessas"), Oscarito (the most popular comedian of Brazilian movies) and Grande Otelo, the charismatic afro-Brazilian actor. Says the legend that "O caçula do barulho" is the first Brazilian film to presents a good scene of fist fighting, and also to introduce the mixture of comedy and thriller who became a model for decades to came.
- Jan 11, 2007
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