6.8/10
658
9 user 2 critic

Volere volare (1991)

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 »
Reviews
5 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A movie resembling Bicycle Thieves (1948) is shown on TV, but the real-life world gets muddled with the film and the TV commercials.

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Caterina Sylos Labini, Federico Rizzo
Animation | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An enthusiastic filmmaker thinks he's come up with a totally original idea: animation set to classical music! When he is informed that some American named "Prisney" (or something) has ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Bozzetto
Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Maurizio Micheli, Marialuisa Giovannini
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

What would it have happened if...? Italian director Maurizio Nichetti replies to this question in this humorous film, where he plays six different roles who meet one another in a way or ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Elena Sofia Ricci, Amanda Sandrelli
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Milano, anni cinquanta, secondo dopoguerra. Luna Di Capua lavora come insegnante in una scuola elementare. E' arrivata in città anni prima con il padre, da Napoli. Angelo Franchini, custode... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Iaia Forte, Maurizio Nichetti, Ivano Marescotti
Sud (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr. Cannavacciuolo. He is candidate and is setting up a ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Salvatores
Stars: Silvio Orlando, Claudio Bisio, Francesca Neri
Ratataplan (1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Misadventures of Colombo, an engineer in Milano. He is the only winner of an admission test for a job, and just for this reason he isn't hired. So he becomes a barman, and he discovers a ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Angela Finocchiaro, Edy Angelillo
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Three girls share a flat in Milano in the '80s. Luisa is a beginner actress dreaming about a career in the show business, Angela is university student and Carlina a part-time teacher. One ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Angela Finocchiaro, Luisa Morandini
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Maurizio 'Sbaffino'
...
Martina
Mariella Valentini ...
Loredana
Patrizio Roversi ...
Patrizio
Remo Remotti ...
The 'Child'
Mario Gravier ...
Architect at Home #1
Luigi Gravier ...
Architect at Home #2
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 February 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hånden på hjertet  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(2.0)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Noah's Outing (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Mamma
Written by Cesare A. Bixio and Bruno Cherubini
Performed by Beniamino Gigli
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great comedy !
28 December 1999 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

Do I have to compare? With Roger Rabbitt or Mask? Please, don't! Because this great Italian film have more than Hollywood movies mixing humans with cartoons: it had cinematographic qualities, a simple but strong story, and originality. American models had only special effets. Nichetti puts his European sensibility and savoir-faire in a delightfull comedy, full of pretty funny gags (as an other viewers says, don't miss the dubbing of the blue movie!) See it again and again! It's better every time!One of the true original comedies of the 1990's.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?