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Red Lob (1989)

Palombella rossa (original title)
Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. As ... See full summary »

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Coach of 'Rari Nantes Monteverde'
Mariella Valentini ...
Reporter
Alfonso Santagata ...
Tiresome guy #1
Claudio Morganti ...
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Valentina
Eugenio Masciari ...
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Mario Patanè ...
Simone
Antonio Petrocelli ...
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Remo Remotti ...
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Fabio Traversa ...
Michele's friend
Giovanni Buttafava ...
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Gabriele Ceracchini ...
Michele as a boy
Luisanna Pandolfi ...
Michele's mother
Imre Budavari ...
Himself
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Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. As the match is about to finish, he misses the penalty which would have let his team draw the match and keep the leadership. Written by Roberto Cavenaghi <yogurts@galactica.it>

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15 September 1989 (Italy)  »

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E ti vengo a cercare
(1988)
Written by Franco Battiato
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1989: no more communism... what about communists?
6 February 2006 | by (usually barcelona) – See all my reviews

1989: Berlin wall is down. communist dictators in the past. for all the people that lived this age a new freedom, but for those who were in the west, it's the falling of hope. unless everybody knew that real socialism was a bad solution, it represented the chance to create, or just imagine, something different from capitalism. now the wall is down, what does it mean to be left-wing? if you've been a communist all of your life, what's your new position in society. Moretti here represents perfectly this situation: Italian communist party, is almost lost, a great discussion inside: what are we doing, where do we come from, and (most important) where do we go now? are we different, are we the same of the rest? can we find back the will to fight?


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