Totò sapore e la magica storia della pizza
35mm - colour
Can an always hungry ballad-singer turn into the greatest cook of the Kingdom of Naples? The incredible story of the Pizza in a sweet-smelling animation comedy in ‘700 Naples.
A young ballad-singer, Totò Sapore, inherits four enchanted pots which can cook first-class food with any ingredient. Thanks to their power and the help of his friend Pulcinella he is appointed personal cook of the King of Naples. Unfortunately, a terrifying witch lives in the volcano. She is master of the forces of evil, and also of the pots. The witch and her loyal Vincendone prepares a thousand traps to hinder Totò’s success and his love for sweet Confiance, and ends up causing a war between Naples and France. When the two armies already face each other, nonetheless, Totò Sapore...
Freely based on the story by Roberto Piumini ‘Il Cuoco Prigioniero’.
Characters by: Maurizio Forestieri;
the ‘Pulcinella’ is by Lele Luzzati
The Voices belong to: Lello Arena, Saba Anglana, Gianni Lanni, Mario Merola, Pietra Montecorvino, Francesco Paoloantoni.