MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 29,359 this week

Not of This World (1999)
"Fuori dal mondo" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  26 March 1999 (Italy)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 633 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 24 critic

The rumpled owner of a dry-cleaning firm joins forces with a nun to care for an abandoned baby.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 4 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 22 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 17 Mar 2014
 
a list of 30 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 47 titles
created 1 month ago
 
list image
a list of 352 titles
created 4 days ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Not of This World (1999)

Not of This World (1999) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Not of This World.
11 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An established and famous actor and an aspiring young actress develop a relationship while working together on films. Their mutual attraction and passion draw them together while also pulling them apart.

Director: Giuseppe Piccioni
Stars: Luigi Lo Cascio, Sandra Ceccarelli, Galatea Ranzi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Meeting his handicapped son for the first time, a young father attempts to forge a relationship with the teenager.

Director: Gianni Amelio
Stars: Kim Rossi Stuart, Andrea Rossi, Charlotte Rampling
The Caiman (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Director: Nanni Moretti
Stars: Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca
Don't Tell (2005)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by ... See full summary »

Director: Cristina Comencini
Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Winter 1943. Martina is small child, who stopped talking since the death of her infant brother some years before. She lives in a rural area of central Italy. Her mother is pregnant again ... See full summary »

Director: Giorgio Diritti
Stars: Maya Sansa, Alba Rohrwacher, Eleonora Mazzoni
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for the Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her ...

Director: Ferzan Ozpetek
Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Massimo Girotti, Raoul Bova
The Family (1987)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Traces events in the life of Carlo, from his christening in 1906, where his grandfather reminds his father that Carlo means "free man," to his 80th birthday party. The film principally ... See full summary »

Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Fanny Ardant, Stefania Sandrelli
Not of This World (TV Movie 1991)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An alien life form lands on earth and begins to feed off electricity, making it grow to enormous size. The authorities must stop it as it slithers cross-country towards a nuclear power plant.

Director: Jon Hess
Stars: Lisa Hartman, A Martinez, Pat Hingle
Into Dust (2014)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

In a dystopian future, the world is split into two sectors: The Poor, and The Rich. They are ruled by the oppressive and secretive 'Sector' who have a law to send people's worst fears to ... See full summary »

Director: Gage Oxley
Stars: Sian Carry, Emma Driscoll, Sarah Driscoll
Alexandria (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Nina, daughter of a Greek woman who left Egypt in 1956, goes for the first time to Alexandria, discovers the city and the longing of her mother to tell her an old love story that she had ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Ilioú
Stars: Jean-Pierre Lorit, Camille Panonacle, Michele Valley
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Giuseppe Piccioni
Stars: Sergio Rubini, Margherita Buy, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Italy, the early sixties: Yuri, a young boy who lives with his mother and a little sister (his father has abandoned them) meets Razzo, a tough streetwise boy and becomes his friend. Eight ... See full summary »

Director: Giuseppe Piccioni
Stars: Roberto De Francesco, Sergio Rubini, Federica Mastroianni
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Sister Caterina
...
Ernesto
Carolina Freschi ...
Teresa
Maria Cristina Minerva ...
Esmeralda
Sonia Gessner ...
Mother Superior
Alessandro Di Natale ...
Gabriele, the policeman
Riccardo De Torrebruna
Stefano Abbati
Giuliana Lojodice ...
Caterina's mother
...
Marina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tania Casartelli ...
Madre Generale
Gaia Catullo ...
Sposa
Alessandra Comerio ...
Teresa's Mother
Daniela Cristofori ...
Nurse
Edit

Storyline

Caterina è una suora ed ha preso i voti provvisori da una mese quando andando per un parco incontra un uomo che ha trovato un neonato abbandonato e glielo affida per portarlo in ospedale. Dopo averlo fatto, Caterina comincia ad andare a trovare il piccolo e gli si affeziona tanto da tentare di risalire alla madre tramite il maglione in cui era avvolto. Arriva così fino ad Ernesto, quarantunanni, proprietario di una lavanderia lasciatagli assieme ai debiti dal padre. Ernesto è scontento della vita ed è tutto centrato sui suoi problemi tanto da non ricordare neanche i nomi delle sue collaboratrici. La madre del bambino è forse Teresa, sua ex dipendente ed Ernesto è forse il padre. Inizia così per Caterina una crisi sul suo stato di suora e per Ernesto la consapevolezza di non essere l'unico uomo disgraziato sulla terra. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

sweater | baby | dry cleaning | nun | doubt | See All (48) »

Taglines:

Le cose che vogliamo accadono sempre nel momento sbagliato troppo presto, troppo tardi, un pò prima, un pò dopo.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 March 1999 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Not of This World  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Gross:

$84,073 (Argentina)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Passaggio
da "Le Onde"
By Ludovico Einaudi
P 1996 BMG Ricordi spa
ed. casa Ricordi
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the finest movies I've seen in a long while.
31 December 2000 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

A quiet movie that makes you appreciate humanity. The characters are made very real, and you feel for their situation. It had me reflecting much on my own life and the people in it, where I was going, and such. Not sure how to describe how or why it moved me, but I suspect it was the combination of a) slow pacing, allowing you time to notice things in the lives portrayed, to draw your own conclusions, expectations, to identify with numerous little things that happen. b) a beautiful musical score c) fine acting d) fine cinematography e) numerous story threads, presented in a non-judgmental way, such as the novices struggling with the choice of nun-hood; the laundry-owner's aloof life; and the mother-daughter relationships. f) adequate suspense, in that you wanted to know how things would resolve Anyhow, am just very grateful for such movies being made.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why she became a nun? luism1fan
Discuss Not of This World (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?