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Caro diario (1993)

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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 »

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Giovanna Bozzolo ...
Actor in Italian Film
Sebastiano Nardone ...
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Antonio Petrocelli ...
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Italo Spinelli ...
On the Wall at Spinaceto
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Alexandre Rockwell ...
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Gerardo
Raffaella Lebboroni ...
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Marco Paolini ...
First Salina Couple
Claudia Della Seta ...
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Lorenzo Alessandri ...
Second Salina Couple
Antonio Neiwiller ...
The Mayor of Stromboli
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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 around a set of remote islands in search of peace to finish his new film and consulting doctor after doctor to cure his annoying rash to cast a humorous look at his life and those around him. Written by James Hastie <jdh1000@cus.cam.ac.uk>

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$472,598 (USA)
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Nanni Moretti: [walking out of the theater after watching "Henry - Portrait of a Killer"] I wandered around the city for hours trying to remember who was it that said good things about this film. I read a review in a paper. I read something positive about "Henry". Suddenly, I remember... I find the review and I copy it in my diary. Here it is: "Henry kills people but he's a kind of good guy. Only facts count for him. Otis is the real scum. Henry has a mad solidarity with his victims. A prince of annihilation, ...
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Best Film I've seen in 10 years.
9 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Where to begin with the riches Moretti gives us to savour long after the movie ends. Among the countless highpoints are his rave against movie critics, the thwarted attempts of parents on Salina to contact their friends by telephone, the determined efforts to find out what is happening in "The Bold and the Beautiful", a scary/funny diatribe about the medical profession and the highlight for me - Silvano Mangano sings and dances in a clip from the 1951 movie "Anna". Moretti is a cagey devil. He has a lot to say about current issues but he clouds his razor intellect in a sweet vapour of music, friendship and philosophy. Don't miss the Vespa ride to find the death place of Pasolini. The person who can turn a long scooter ride through an unsightly part of Rome into a transcendental experience is to be treasured.


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