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Primo amore (1978)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ugo Cremonesi detto 'Picchio'
Mario Del Monaco ...
Hotel owner
Riccardo Billi ...
Emilio, TV channel owner
Luigi Rossi ...
Old man playing checkers
Alberto Postorino
Vittorio Zarfati
Louise Lambert
Marina Hedman ...
Marrying woman (as Marina Lothan Fraiese)
Fiona Florence
Gianfranco Cardinali
Salvatore Campochiaro
Enzo Maggio ...
Receptionist in second-rate hotel


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Release Date:

8 September 1978 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Casi una historia de amor  »

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it took 20 years to find this much info -- very funny film, bittersweet
8 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film twice on my first trip to Italy (my first European trip, so it already was magical) and loved it, which was high praise, since I'd only been studying Italian for a few months, on my own. As I remember, it's the story of a man in an old actors home who wins a lottery, and runs away with a pretty worker from the home. He is taken advantage of, I remember, but exactly how...? I have looked for this film on video, and I think United Artists may offer it, but perhaps only in Europe. I would love to see it again...Ugo Tognazzi was a wonderful actor, and expressed many things simultaneously, as he did in La Cage Aux Folles. Lucky you if you can see the movie. I was in love with my Primo [Italian] Amore at the time, so perhaps memory has sweetened recollection. But I think it was lots of fun to watch.

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