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Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 19 May 2000 (USA)
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Superficial people are revealed and drastically changed by circumstance or luck in this a tale of death, seduction, blackmail and theft among British and Americans in Florence in the turbulent days just before World War II. Written by jojo.acapulco@gmail.com

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Danger is the ultimate attraction.

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$339,819 (USA) (5 May 2000)

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$2,927,319 (USA) (1 September 2000)
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The novella was first optioned back in 1940. It took 60 years to reach the screen. See more »

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When Anne Bancroft's character is reclining in the chaise lounge, the level of her drink goes from nearly full to nearly empty and back to nearly full in different shots while she is drinking it. See more »

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Version of Boy Meets Girl: Up at the Villa (1968) See more »

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Composzed by Johann Strauss
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Florence Is Beautiful But Everything In It Is Flat!
25 February 2004 | by (San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews



Well, great costumes and a wonderful `feel' for Pre WWII Italy. But what happened here?

Great actors...Kristin Scott Thomas, Sean Penn, Anne Bancroft, James Fox, Derek Jacobi ...if you can't get memorable performances out of this `A List' then the problem with this movie must be blamed on pitiful direction and an inadequate script. I rented this on DVD after having liked "Angels & Insects" (1995) also directed by Philip Haas.

Yipes! I can hardly believe how dull this thing was. It just dragged on and on and no one was able to save the poor thing. This is not even a good intriguing-foreign-dudes-and-young-things-in- pretty-clothes chick flick!

"Tea With Mussolini" Gone Amuck!


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