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Scusate il ritardo (1983)

Vincenzo, a 30 years old apathetic and lazy man who still lives with his mother, has no job and no desire to improve. He meets Anna and fell in love with her but to keep the relationship alive he has to learn to accept more responsibility.

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Giuliana de Sio ...
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Patrizia
Franco Acampora ...
Alfredo (as Francesco Acampora)
Olimpia Di Maio ...
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Tonino
Luigi Uzzo
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Il Professore
Stefano Tosi
Ciro Di Mola
Valeria Veneruso
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Vincenzo, a 30 years old apathetic and lazy man who still lives with his mother, has no job and no desire to improve. He meets Anna and fell in love with her but to keep the relationship alive he has to learn to accept more responsibility.

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Not one dull moment in this exhilarating and uplifting film.
7 August 2006 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

I am no movie maniac, but this is one of the rare films I have seen more than four or five times and I keep finding new amazingly funny things in it. I think it gives many hints of the true Neapolitan essence. Wonderful job of Troisi as writer, director and actor (and obviously much better than "Il Postino'). The supporting actors are also fantastic, especially Lello Arena, but also Giuliana De Sio and Vincenzo's (Troisi's) mother. I am not sure there is an English subtitled version, and the original version may be difficult to understand if you are not used to Neapolitan accent (and dialect or at least expressions) but if you have a chance, go for it, it is surely worth while. A truly excellent film.


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