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The Cyclone (1996)
"Il ciclone" (original title)

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Levante lives in a small city near Florence (Tuscany, Italy) and his life is plain and a bit boring, until the day the twister arrives: a bus with six Spanish flamenco dancers that will ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Leonardo Pieraccioni ...
Levante Quarini
Lorena Forteza ...
Caterina
Barbara Enrichi ...
Selvaggia Quarini
Massimo Ceccherini ...
Libero Quarini
Sergio Forconi ...
Osvaldo Quarini
Alessandro Haber ...
Naldone
Tosca D'Aquino ...
Carlina
Ana Valeria Dini ...
Ines
Giovanni Pellegrino ...
Nello
Paolo Hendel ...
Pippo
Natalia Estrada ...
Penelope
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alessio Caruso ...
Alejandro
Patrizia Corti ...
Franca
Giovanni Ferreri ...
(as Gianni Ferreri)
Giuliano Grande ...
Giulianone
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Levante lives in a small city near Florence (Tuscany, Italy) and his life is plain and a bit boring, until the day the twister arrives: a bus with six Spanish flamenco dancers that will twist Levante and his family life. Written by Lapo Luchini <dr.brain@iol.it>

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Comedy | Romance

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20 December 1996 (Italy)  »

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Opening Weekend:

ITL 679,831,000 (Italy) (13 December 1996)

Gross:

ITL 52,589,075,000 (Italy) (6 June 1997)
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Goofs

In the Italian original version, almost all Spanish characters (flamenco dancers), when speaking in Spanish, make a lot of mistakes, showing clearly that they are not at all native speakers (although they are supposed not to speak Italian either). The accent is more or less correct, but it all sounds strange and disturbing to a native speaker. See more »

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Charming and funny
25 March 1999 | by (Nowhere. Now here.) – See all my reviews

Very, very sweet movie, sweet characters, sweet love story. If you were looking for an Italian version of Twister then you're out of luck, cause I don't think you'll ever find one, if you want some light-hearted entertainment this is the place to look. The jokes in this are actually funny, rather than the slapstick style of some other recent "comedies" (see: There's Something About That Bimbo Cameron Diaz). The settings are beautiful, the acting ain't bad at all, the characters are fun. (Notice that there ARE actual characters in this, as in, they could be real people, not the one-sided stereotypes of There's Something Wrong With This Movie.) Really, it's much funnier than a lot of those dopey two-hour come shots disguised as "comedy movies" you stupid Americans keep churning out. Viva Italiana!


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