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Up at the Villa (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 19 May 2000 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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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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Cameo: Mel Brooks can be seen in the train station at the end of the film, holding hands with two little girls and running. Brooks was married to the film's star, Anne Bancroft. 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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Schatz-Walzer
Composzed by Johann Strauss
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One of the Year's Best!
2 December 2000 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

Radiant performance by Kristen Scott Thomas, excellent performances by Sean Penn (understated) Ann Bancroft and James Fox as well as the actor who plays the Austrian refugee--make this one of the year's most underrated and best films.

There are many nuances, plot twists, great dialogue, urbane situations to entertain and invoke thoughtful questions about love and marriage. Haus, the director who also made "Angels and Insects" knows how to present a superior piece of work.


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