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Il Medico Della Mutua


This comedic social satire mercilessly lampoons Italy's ineffectual health-care system that allows for corruption and mass hypochondria. An ambitious Dr. Tersilli ([[Performer~P112149~Alberto Sordi~albertosordi]]) bets his fellow doctors that he can amass more patients and benefits than they can. Learning the ins-and-outs of the system, his office is soon jammed with patients seeking treatment for a variety of real or imagined maladies. The beginning of the film opens with the doctor's collapse due to...more