Toto Sapore

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Greedy and capricious kings, a storyteller who becomes the king’s cook, the love between two young people, a funny and clumsy little man, an envious French cook, a family of magic pots, an odious witch and his handyman and… the magical story about the invention of the pizza. The incredible adventures of Totò Sapore and Punchinello in an exciting Lanterna Magica cartoon.


  • Production year: 2003
  • Format : 80’
  • Category : Adventure, comedy
  • Type: Animated feature-length film
  • Technique : 2D
  • Music: Edoardo Bennato and Eugenio Bennato
  • Director : Maurizio Forestieri
  • Authors Scenario: Paolo Cananzi, Umberto Marino
  • Producers : La Lanterna Magica and Medusa
  • Service provider: Colour design and compositing of 20 minutes of the film
  • Public : Young public
  • Release of the film: December, 2003 (Italy)