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I'm Starting from Three (1981)
"Ricomincio da tre" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  5 March 1981 (Italy)
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Gaetano, giovane napoletano, decide di lasciare casa, lavoro ed amici, per cercare altri momenti di vita e conoscere altre persone. Arriva a Firenze, a casa della zia. In un ambulatorio, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Massimo Troisi ...
Gaetano
Fiorenza Marchegiani ...
Marta
Marco Messeri ...
The Madman
Lello Arena ...
Raffaele 'Rafè' Sodano, aka Lello
Laura Nucci ...
Ida, Robertino's mother
Deddi Savagnone ...
Gaetano's Mother
Vincent Gentile ...
Frankie
Luciano Crovato ...
Alfredo
Renato Scarpa ...
Robertino
Marina Pagano ...
Gaetano's Aunt
Lino Troisi ...
Ugo, Gaetano's father
Marta Bifano ...
The Nun in hospital
Giuseppe Borrelli
Cloris Brosca ...
Rosaria - Gaetano's sister
Ettore Carloni ...
Don Ciro (as Ettore Carlone)
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Gaetano, giovane napoletano, decide di lasciare casa, lavoro ed amici, per cercare altri momenti di vita e conoscere altre persone. Arriva a Firenze, a casa della zia. In un ambulatorio, dove capita per caso, conosce Marta e se ne innammora. Dopo una serie di divertenti situazioni (un vecchio amico dalla parlantina inarrestabile arriva da Napoli; la matura zia ed il suo attempato amante; un giovane prete Americano che vuole coinvolgerlo per forza nelle sue visite evangeliche; l'incontro con Riccardino, un giovane frustrato da una madre oppressiva; il padre che aspetta il miracolo della ricrescita di una mano amputata; etc.) Gaetano decide di restare a Firenze e di fare da padre al figlio che Marta aspetta, anche se la ragazza non vuole rivelare con esattezza il nome del padre. Written by rosebud6

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Troisi gives to us a faithful portrait of the condition of the youth
27 July 2000 | by (Catania, Italy) – See all my reviews

Even if it's 20 years old, I think this film is still very relevant, because we remind ourselves in a portrait that depicts the previous generation.

The less of prospects and strong ideals is very topical for this generation too. So the humor of Troisi is only a thin veil that hides a great bitterness.

Troisi was one of the best authors of Italy.


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