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Release Date:
14 June 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The most beautiful place to be is in love.
Plot:
After her mother commits suicide, nineteen year old Lucy Harmon travels to Italy to have her picture painted... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Great potential...but falls short See more (84 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Bernardo Bertolucci 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bernardo Bertolucci  story
Susan Minot 

Produced by
Yves Attal .... executive producer: UGC Images
Chris Auty .... associate producer
Jeremy Thomas .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Hartley 
 
Cinematography by
Darius Khondji 
 
Film Editing by
Pietro Scalia 
 
Casting by
Howard Feuer 
Celestia Fox 
 
Production Design by
Gianni Silvestri 
 
Art Direction by
Domenico Sica 
 
Set Decoration by
Cynthia Sleiter  (as Cinzia Sleiter)
 
Costume Design by
Louise Stjernsward 
 
Makeup Department
Italo Di Pinto .... assistant hair stylist
Mirella Ginnoto .... hair stylist
Enrico Iacoponi .... assistant makeup artist
Nilo Jacoponi .... makeup artist (as Nilo Iacoponi)
 
Production Management
Mario Cotone .... production supervisor
Pietro Sassaroli .... unit manager (as Piero Sassaroli)
Michael Saxton .... post-production supervisor
Attilio Viti .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Serena Canevari .... first assistant director (as Serena Merlini Canevari)
Pasquale Plastino .... second assistant director
Silvia Ranfagni .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Antonio Beccarisi .... construction manager
Rodolfo Calascibetta .... set dresser
Vito Consoli .... painter
Galliano Donati .... plasterer
Goffredo Franceschini .... carpenter
Diego Maria Giorgetti .... assistant dresser (as Diego Giorgetti)
Luciano Magagnini .... set dresser
Roberto Magagnini .... prop master
Rodolfo Mignacca .... draper
Franco Pizzonia .... carpenter (as Francesco Pizzonia)
Cesare Rossiello .... greensman
Marco Rossiello .... greensman
Salvatore Saito .... assistant set decorator
Bruno Schiavi .... draper
Bernardo Siciliano .... mural artist
Matthew Spender .... sculptor
 
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... adr supervisor
Benni Atria .... dialogue editor
Don Banks .... boom operator
Michael Billingsley .... dialogue editor
Alessio Doglione .... adr editor
Edmondo Gintili .... foley editor
Tom Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Angelo Raguseo .... sound re-recording mixer
Federico Savina .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Ivan Sharrock .... sound mixer
Andrea Lancia .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fabrizio Amendola .... electrician
Alessia Bulgari .... still photographer
Daniele Cafolla .... electrician
Aldo Colanzi .... key grip
Vittorio Contino .... generator operator
Marc Koninckx .... Steadicam operator
Marc Koninckx .... camera operator: second unit
Philippe Le Sourd .... focus puller
Stefano Marino .... gaffer
Antonio Marra .... grip
Patrizio Marra .... grip
Giuseppe Meloni .... best boy
Peter Mountain .... still photographer
Angelo Novi .... still photographer
Nicola Pecorini .... Steadicam operator
Nicola Pecorini .... camera operator: second unit
Sebastiano Pino .... electrician
Piero Quaglietti .... best boy
Salvatore Ruberto .... electrician
Marco Santarelli .... grip
Luciano Teolis .... clapper loader: second unit
Angelo Tiberti .... camera grip
Severino Tramontani .... electrician
Enrico Umetelli .... camera operator
Riccardo Umetelli .... second focus puller
Vincenzo Vedovato .... video operator
Claudio Zamarion .... clapper loader
 
Casting Department
Meredith Tucker .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claudio Manzi .... costume assistant
Maria Antonietta Salvatori .... wardrobe mistress
 
Editorial Department
Benni Atria .... assistant editor: avid
Alessandro Corradi .... apprentice editor
Carlo La Bella .... color consultant (as Carlo Labella)
Yvan Lucas .... color timer (as Ivan Lucas)
Emanuela Lucidi .... assistant editor
Erika Manoni .... apprentice editor
Daniele Sordoni .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Howard Ball .... orchestral contractor
Chris Dibble .... music score mixer
Richard Hartley .... conductor
Jupiter Sen .... music editor
Elizabeth Wendel .... associate music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Sebastiano Argentino .... production driver
Nicolas Beaugonin .... production driver
Attilio Belfiore .... production driver
Raffaele Bello .... production driver
Mario Campagna .... production driver
Sergio Forcina .... transportation captain
Antonio Lionetti .... production driver
Pietro Marrocco .... production driver
Balilla Santoro .... production driver (as Remo Santoro)
Giuseppe Serra .... production driver (as Piergiuseppe Serra)
 
Other crew
Marco Albertini .... office production assistant
Maurizio Antonelli .... caterer
Vittorio Bernardini .... projectionist
Cicely Berry .... adr dialogue coach (as Cecily Berry)
Pierina Betti .... caterer
Nicoletta Billi .... publicist: Italy
Vanessa Bolton .... production assistant
Giuseppe Ceci .... caterer
Jocelyn Cousins .... assistant to producer
Hazel Crombie .... production accountant
Sevilla Delofski .... assistant to producer
Suzanne Durrenberger .... script supervisor
Antonio Etzi .... caterer
Franco Fantini .... production accountant
Dario Fiorentini .... production assistant
Linda Gamble .... unit publicist
Fabien Gerard .... script supervisor
Giuliano Ghiselli .... crowd marshall: Siena
Marina Grappelli .... assistant production accountant
Metka Kosak .... garden/textile designer
Alberto Lardani .... title designer
Stephan Mallmann .... business affairs
Loredana Manili .... production secretary
Daniele Nerenzi .... production assistant
Sosta Palmizi .... choreographer
Attilio Pettirossi .... caterer
Patrizia Pierucci .... assistant production accountant
Anna Powell .... assistant to producer
Michela Prodan .... dialogue coach
Emanuela Riganelli .... office production assistant
Andre Ristum .... production assistant (as André Jemma Ristum)
Elisabetta Doná Delle Rose .... local production secretary
Fulvio Rossi .... office production assistant
Olivia Sleiter .... production coordinator
Antonio Smiraglia .... caterer
Saskia Spender .... production assistant
Ron Swinburne .... financial controller
Giorgio Vigna .... jewel designer: Miranda's jewels
Attilio Viti .... location manager
Alessio Doglione .... dubbing director (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Clare Peploe .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dancing by Myself" - USA (alternative title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, some drug use and language
Runtime:
118 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Sarah Harmon, Lucy's mother in the photo is Liv Tyler.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Lucy meets Richard at the pool, she puts her hand on the pool's edge twice.See more »
Quotes:
Lucy:Why are you crying?
Osvaldo Donati:Because I want to kiss you.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
SAY IT AIN'T SOSee more »

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31 out of 55 people found the following review useful.
Great potential...but falls short, 16 September 1999
Author: (lolita5200@aol.com) from Michigan

The first twenty minutes of this movie had me riveted. The Italian landscape was incredible and upon meeting all the diverse characters, one would think this was the perfect stage for a fine film.

But it wasn't.

Lucy's search for her father is first pushed on the back burner then brought miraculously to life near the end of the movie. Meanwhile the plot involves the entire house buzzing like old maids about the poor girl's virginity, as if the topic were front page news. But then again Jeremy Irons character said it best: "Up here on this hill, the only thing we have to talk about is each other". Hm, maybe so, but the idea quickly becomes dull.

Instead of becoming interested in Lucy, the only scenes I found enjoyable involved Miranda and her dim-witted "boyfriend". Richard made me laugh so much that I nearly forgave the pointless plot. And I would've been very disappointed were it not for Jeremy Irons and his wonderful character of Alex. Alex's musing, thoughts and expressions made me smile and made me think. (" 'The incredible frivolity of the dying' You have to allow me a little frivolity")

As far as what Lucy sees in Nicholo or what made her take the plunge with someone she barely knew, baffles me. Take the beautiful cinemetography, interesting characters and mold them in an entirely different way and you've got yourself a much better movie than what was presented. Such potential..wasted *sigh*

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