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A nevrotic writer's life is turned upside down when he meets by chance an actress with psychological disorders while he's working on a Jimi Hendrix biography.

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Margherita Buy, Elisabetta Pozzi
Comedy | Drama | Romance
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Former high school friends meet for a party after 15 years, only to discover that much of the innocence and friendship is gone.

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Nancy Brilli, Christian De Sica
Troppo forte (1986)
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Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Alberto Sordi, Stella Hall
Comedy
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Comic tale of a cynical TV star's slow-combustion romance with a young paraplegic.

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Asia Argento, Aldo Maccione
Comedy
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Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Ornella Muti, Sergio Castellitto
Comedy
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Three brothers searching for their father and maybe for themselves.

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Sergio Rubini, Francesca Neri
Borotalco (1982)
Comedy
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Sergio Benvenuti finds job as musical agent in an important Italian publisher. This could be his final step before to marry Rossella. But his career does not rise, so he asks Nadia Vandelli... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Eleonora Giorgi, Christian De Sica
Comedy | Romance
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Romeo, a lovelorn Roman musician in his 40s with 20 years since his only hit, consults a fortuneteller who predicts he'll find love and money with a foreign singer named for a flower. In ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Claudia Gerini, Andréa Ferréol
Comedy
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An Italian-born actress turned stage mother brings her daughter Sandy to Rome for three months' work as a supermodel. Sandy, who's between "soap and water" and womanhood, needs a tutor. Mom... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Natasha Hovey, Glenn Saxson
Comedy
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Seven people in a therapy group are forced to find new ways of coping with their problems when their therapist dies in the middle of a session.

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Margherita Buy, Anita Caprioli
Comedy
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Three stories, three characters all played by Verdone. The first is an awkward young man, who meet a Spanish tourist in Rome. The second has planned a trip towards East with a suitcase full... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Renato Scarpa, Mario Brega
Comedy
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Tre storie, tre viaggi di nozze. Ivano e Jessica, giovani figli di arricchiti parvenu ed un po' ignoranti, vorrebbero sempre provare nuove "strade di far l'amore". Il professor Raniero, ... See full summary »

Director: Carlo Verdone
Stars: Carlo Verdone, Claudia Gerini, Veronica Pivetti
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Superior Italian Comedy.
8 February 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's a pity the comedies of Carlo Verdone are not better known in the English speaking world. He was immense in Italy and his work is very approachable and very funny. Lino Banfi is the other big casualty here. How come Roberto Begnini, the only Italian comic who isn't funny, made it through? This appears to be vintage Verdone, the life he shares with his small town classical musician wife, disrupted by the arrival of sister Muti - at her most glamorous. Scola's CAPITAIN FRACASSE dates from this period.

She turns out to be a genuine crazy, while retaining the audience sympathy, as her aging lover and her trip into the Eastern European orphanages sucks in reluctant Carlo, trying to do the right thing for everyone.

The production values are superior, though we don't recognize most technician names, and the only break in the tone, which hovers just under realistic, is in the farcical interludes in Verdone's sex life abroad.

I enjoyed this one so much, I find it frustrating I can't get at the Verdone films I haven't been able to see.


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