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To Want to Fly (1991)

Volere volare (original title)
Martina is a professional lady whose clients are harmless if eccentric; she sees herself as a social worker. Shy Maurizio dubs sound for cartoons while his outgoing brother dubs more saucy ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
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Maurizio 'Sbaffino'
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Martina
Mariella Valentini ...
Loredana
Patrizio Roversi ...
Patrizio
Remo Remotti ...
The 'Child'
Mario Gravier ...
Architect at Home #1
Luigi Gravier ...
Architect at Home #2
Renato Scarpa ...
Clerk
Massimo Sarchielli ...
Chef
Osvaldo Salvi ...
Necrophyle man
Lisa Biondi ...
Necrophyle woman
Enrico Grazioli ...
Taxi driver
Mario Pardi ...
Thief
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lidia Biondi ...
(as Lydia Biondi)
Valeria Cavalli ...
Woman on the street
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Martina is a professional lady whose clients are harmless if eccentric; she sees herself as a social worker. Shy Maurizio dubs sound for cartoons while his outgoing brother dubs more saucy material and gets the girls. After Maurizio accidentally helps Martina on some of her assignations she decides to find out if he wants to help regularly. Whether or not it's the possibility of romance, Maurizio is horrified to find on their first date that his hands have been replaced by cartoon ones with minds of their own. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated R for nudity | See all certifications »
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3 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hånden på hjertet  »

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Features Noah's Outing (1932) See more »

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Mamma
Written by Cesare A. Bixio and Bruno Cherubini
Performed by Beniamino Gigli
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A comedy that tries for originality
10 February 1999 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

A lightweight, intermittently appealing movie of more than dubious sexual attitudes (are we supposed to think that Martina's prostitution -- for that's what it adds up to -- is charming just because the clients are weird? And their fetishes are not so terribly original.) However, there are some extremely funny moments. The dubbing of the blue movie is not to be missed.


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