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Queen of Hearts (1989)

PG | | Comedy | October 1989 (USA)
Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a café in an Italian neighborhood. One day their father loses the... See full summary »

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Nonno
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Danilo
Anita Zagaria ...
Rosa
Eileen Way ...
Mama Sibilla
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Barbariccia
Roberto Scateni ...
Falco
Stefano Spagnoli ...
Young Eddie
Alec Bregonzi ...
Headwaiter
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Mathilda Thorpe ...
Woman in Pig Scene (as Matilda Thorpe)
Anthony Manzoni ...
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Pepe
Ray Marioni ...
Mario
Sarah Hadaway ...
Teresa
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Angelica
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Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a café in an Italian neighborhood. One day their father loses the café, the home and his wedding ring by gambling. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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A story of love, revenge and cappuccino

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October 1989 (USA)  »

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Cappuccino  »

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$1,236,844 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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In one sequence, Mama Sibilla is watching television and commenting on the film "The Vikings". The actress who plays Mama Sibilla is Eileen Way, who played the witch Kitala in "The Vikings". See more »

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Features The Vikings (1958) See more »

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Finlandia
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Music by Jean Sibelius
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Heartwarming comedy/drama
22 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've seen this film several times and find it a heart warming comedy/drama. If you enjoy movies which make you laugh, make you cry, this is a good one for you. It is about an Italian family living in England in, I believe, the 1950s. It's ambiance and feeling remind me of several of my other favorites. It has some mystical elements are reminiscent of The Milagro Beanfield War. It's family focus reminds me of Shower, a wonderful Chinese film about a father and 2 sons, who run a Beijing bathhouse. I find the story engaging, the acting to be quite good and the depiction of England in this period to be interesting. I have had difficulty finding it for rental of late so may actually purchase this one.


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