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L'amico del cuore (1998)

Roberto is a doctor in a small town near Naples. He suffers from a severe heart disease and he is heading toward an American hospital for a dangerous surgery with little or no hope of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincenzo Salemme ...
Roberto Cordova
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Frida Seta
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Michelino Seta
Maurizio Casagrande ...
Padre Leonardo
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Geremia il merlo
Biagio Izzo ...
Gioacchino il tassista
Emanuela Grimalda ...
La Bolognese
Jinny Steffan
Michele Emanuele Luberto ...
Roberto piccolo
Marco Gerundini ...
Michele piccolo
Salvatore Della Ragione ...
Leonardo piccolo
Adelaide Pizzi ...
Frida piccola
Marina Piscopo ...
Mamma Robertino
Antonio De Rosa ...
Fratello Michelino
Paola Cannatello ...
Donna bruna
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Roberto is a doctor in a small town near Naples. He suffers from a severe heart disease and he is heading toward an American hospital for a dangerous surgery with little or no hope of surviving. Therefore he talks to his best friend since childhood, Michele, a columnist at the local newspaper, explaining his last and long-wanted desire: having sex once with his Swedish beautiful wife, Frida. Written by Alessio F. Bragadini <alessio@dsnet.it>

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16 December 1998 (Italy)  »

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A Mulher do Meu 'Melhor' Amigo  »

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sweet, light, fool comedy
29 May 2004 | by (Campina Grande, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I watched this film by accident, once I got home and just turned the TV on. I saw the description of the film on the screen and I liked it, so I decide to check it out.

The first half of the movie is nothing but fool, full of clichés and jokes that are not so funny. But then it develops to a sweet comedy where the characters fit into a nice story. There's some slight drama going on, but it's still comedy.

The story sounded good to me. It's about a dying man who talks to his best friend and asks him an unusual favour: let him have sex with his wife (played by beautiful Eva Herzigova). This causes some confusion and makes the film a little funny. Then, as the story flows, the comedy gets higher quality and in the end the film pleases us all.


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