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Cast

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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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 Whether or not it's the possibility of romance, Maurizio is horrified to find on their first date that his hands have been replaced by cartoon ones with minds of their own.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>

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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:

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Love conquers all -- getting there is laughable!!
30 December 2002 | by (Seattle,Wa) – See all my reviews

Well, if you like to laugh and can abandon your expectations -- this film is rather enchanting. An unconventional and creative love-story which accomplishes what it sets out to do -- move beyond expectations. Good pace, good storyline, great humor, but best of all . . . . . . . not Hollywood -- no trite or overused vehicles for the story. Give it a try -- well worth the subtitles.


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