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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)
"C'eravamo tanto amati" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  23 May 1977 (USA)
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Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »

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Antonio
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Gianni Perego
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Luciana Zanon
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Nicola Palumbo
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Elide Catenacci, Romolo's daughter
Aldo Fabrizi ...
Romolo Catenacci
Mike Bongiorno ...
Mike Bongiorno
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Federico Fellini
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Nello Meniconi ...
Nello Meniconi
Guidarino Guidi ...
Guidarino Guidi
Pierluigi ...
Pierluigi
Alfonso Crudele ...
Edoardo
Isa Barzizza ...
Elena
Marcella Michelangeli ...
Gabriella
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Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable disillusionments of life. Written by Yepok

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A many splendored thing.

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The villa where Gianni Perego (Gassman) lives is dell'Olgiata villa. It is located in the exclusive neighborhood of Olgiata, Rome. The area is commonly known as the "Beverly Hills" of Rome. An infamous crime took place in the villa in 1991. Countess Alberica Filo della Torre was murdered by her maid. The crime remained unsolved for 20 years until the maid confessed to the crime in 2011. See more »

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Torquato: Oh... and who is she?
Antonio: She's a friend of mine.
Torquato: She's hot. Have you slept with her?
Antonio: Sleep Torquato, sleep. His lethargic encephalitis causes strong intellectual degradation.
Torquato: Yeah right. You leave us alone and I'll show you the... the degradation.
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E io ero Sandokan
Written by Armando Trovajoli
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This one helped make "Annie Hall" possible
10 March 2006 | by (Ronn Ives/FUTURES Antiques, Norfolk, VA.) – See all my reviews

"We All Loved Each Other So Much" (Italian, 1974): A film by Ettore Scola. We follow three men-friends through 30 years - weaving in and out of each others their lives, alone or in various combinations, with one particular woman. They met as "brothers in war" during the Italian Resistance of WWII. With eventual peace, each traveled their own paths, crossing and remeeting every so often. The b/w photography is beautiful, the scoring perhaps a little heavy-handed (but considering the time – 1974 – downright subtle), the period "looks" seems accurate enough, and the acting by all involved is good. I enjoyed some of the film's devices, such as all the actors freezing in position and the one "in thought" getting a spotlight, the occasional near-repeat of a scene/incident, the actors sometimes speaking directly to you, and other breaks with the "reality" of a film. No doubt Woody Allen saw this work before his making "Annie Hall". You might also think of this film as a more somber, sophisticated version of "The Big Chill" with fewer main characters and more internal assessment.


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