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The Whole Shebang (2001)

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On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.

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Giovanni Bazinni
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Val Bazinni
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Pop Bazinni
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Contessa Bazinni
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Lady Zito
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Joey Zito (as Anthony De Sando)
Alexander Milani ...
Bobby Bazinni
Federico Fuoco ...
Anthony Bazinni
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Father Jerry
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Ronaldo Bazinni
Frank Ferrucci ...
Arturo
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Maria
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Franco Pederzini ...
Waiter
Kasper Michaels ...
Mailman
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On a mission to save his family's fireworks business, a man becomes distracted after he falls in love.

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Love always starts with a spark.

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Comedy | Romance

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11 February 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Erotika pyrotehnimata  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Bridget Fonda's final feature film role before retiring from screen acting in 2002. See more »

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When Val tells Pop and Giovanni she will marry Joey Zito, the baguette keeps changing between shots. See more »

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Feel-good romance with a European flair
22 October 2005 | by (Cayman Islands) – See all my reviews

This film offered another great performance by Stanley Tucci. He reminds me a lot of Roberto Benigni and the style of this movie is similar to movie's like Johnny Stecchino. Bridget Fonda's role was less successful. Giancarlo Giannini's performance as the family father is superb. He is fascinating to watch. The style of the story and direction has a European relaxed attitude which is a refreshing change from so many overdone Hollywood formula efforts. It's not deep and its more visual than thoughtful, but the spirit is right. The soundtrack is a fun mix of 50's style Italian oldies and make you want to join in with a big glass of red wine. It's romantic schmaltz and I like it. Have fun!


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