MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 23,442 this week

Red Lob (1989)
"Palombella rossa" (original title)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 1,445 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 4 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 titles
created 25 Feb 2012
 
a list of 240 titles
created 29 Nov 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 29 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 45 titles
created 27 Oct 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Red Lob" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Red Lob (1989)

Red Lob (1989) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Red Lob.
3 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aprile (1998)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Nanni Moretti takes a comic look at the ebbs and flows of his life as he becomes a father for the first time. He struggles with distractions while trying to make a documentary of the Italian federal elections.

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Silvio Orlando, Silvia Nono
Mia madre (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Margherita Buy, John Turturro, Giulia Lazzarini
Caro diario (1993)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooter, cruising with his friend... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Renato Carpentieri, Giovanna Bozzolo
Quiet Chaos (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A look at the strange bereavement behavior of an Italian executive. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi.

Director: Antonello Grimaldi
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Valeria Golino, Isabella Ferrari
Bianca (1984)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Michele is a mathematics professor who just started a new job in a school with some peculiar teaching methods. After a woman in his neighborhood is murdered, Michele meets beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Laura Morante, Roberto Vezzosi
Ecce bombo (1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Luisa Rossi, Lina Sastri
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Luca Codignola, Maurizio Flores d'Arcais, Fabio Traversa
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Don Giulio, giovane prete romano, ritorna a casa dopo essere stato parroco in un'isola del Mar Tirreno ed è destinato ad una chiesa di periferia. A Roma egli ritrova i genitori, la sorella ... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Marco Messeri, Ferruccio De Ceresa
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Carlo Mazzacurati, Agata Apicella Moretti, Nanni Moretti
La sconfitta (1973)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Luciano, giovane studente, ha una profonda crisi esistenziale. Come tanti altri della sua età, si impegna in riunioni politiche, manifestazioni, discussioni, dibattiti, propaganda e così ... See full summary »

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Luca Codignola, Guido Ambrosino
Un autarchico a 'palazzo' (TV Short 1977)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Fabio Traversa
Il diario del caimano (Video 2006)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Nanni Moretti, Silvio Orlando, Jasmine Trinca
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Coach of 'Rari Nantes Monteverde'
Mariella Valentini ...
Reporter
Alfonso Santagata ...
Tiresome guy #1
Claudio Morganti ...
Tiresome guy #2
...
Valentina
Eugenio Masciari ...
Referee
Mario Patanè ...
Simone
Antonio Petrocelli ...
Fascist
Remo Remotti ...
Alter ego of coach
Fabio Traversa ...
Michele's friend
Giovanni Buttafava ...
Psychanalyst
Gabriele Ceracchini ...
Michele as a boy
Luisanna Pandolfi ...
Michele's mother
Imre Budavari ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

15 September 1989 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Red Wood Pigeon  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Edited from La sconfitta (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

E ti vengo a cercare
(1988)
Written by Franco Battiato
Performed by various characters
Courtesy of EMI Music Italy Spa
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
That's why I love this movie...
4 December 2001 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I think Palombella Rossa is the best movie of Nanni Moretti (but I am afraid that non-italians people may not think the same, because there are several references to the situation of Italy, both in the 70's and at the time of the movie, that is 1989).

I also think that it is easy to like Moretti (and his movies) very much or dislike him (and his movies) very much. It is much more difficult to stay in the middle.

I personally find in this movie a wonderful mix of humour, fun and poetry. I also appreciate a lot the choice of music and songs and the images from Doctor Zivago (which is immortal, in my opinion).

I think people who liked Moretti movies like April, Son's room and Dear Diary should see this one as well, and I hope they will enjoy it.


9 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
R2 DVD with english subtitles available david-1056
Not really fun to watch cpuller-642-329716
Discuss Red Lob (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?