6.6/10
1,362
7 user 6 critic

My Name Is Tanino (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 30 May 2003 (Italy)
During a sunny Sicilian summer Tanino has a sweet and tender story with Sally, a young American tourist. But when summer is over, Sally flies back to the States forgetting Tanino and her ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno (Leghorn) Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Edoardo Gabbriellini, Malcolm Lunghi, Regina Orioli
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

When her father, Giancarlo is transferred to Rome from the small country town of Montalto Di Castro, Caterina, a 12 years old girl, will discover her new classmates, a totally new world, an... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Alice Teghil, Sergio Castellitto, Margherita Buy
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The controversies between two Italian families during their summer holidays in Ventotene, a tiny island in the Tirrenian sea. Too many political and cultural differences divide the two ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Silvio Orlando, Sabrina Ferilli, Ennio Fantastichini
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A brilliant recent graduate struggles to find work. After falling into a babysitting job, she is introduced by the child's mother to the world of the international call center, its employees, and the fast pace that drives them.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Isabella Ragonese, Massimo Ghini, Valerio Mastandrea
Perfect Pie (2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

On the invitation of her childhood best friend Patsy McCann née Willets, famed opera singer Francesca Prine - whose real name is Marie Beck - returns to Marmora, Ontario to sing in a ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete
Stars: Wendy Crewson, Barbara Williams, Alison Pill
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Micaela Ramazzotti, Stefania Sandrelli
Comedy | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young man finds himself serving as librarian to ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Elio Germano, Monica Bellucci
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Mario, un ristoratore salernitano con locale a Casale Marittimo, da poco fallito, viene scambiato per ispettore della Regione da un gruppo di ex operai che hanno impiantato in una cascina ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Francesco Paolantoni, Massimo Gambacciani, Piero Gremigni
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel, and she works as an employee for a rental car service. ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Luca Marinelli, Thony, Micol Azzurro
Guilt by Association (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Life is good for Susan, her two children and new boyfriend Russell. But life abruptly changes when she discovers her perfect boyfriend is a drug dealer. Realising the danger this could ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Campbell
Stars: Mercedes Ruehl, Alberta Watson, Alex Carter
Married Life (2007)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A 1940s-set drama where an adulterous man plots his wife's death instead of putting her through the humiliation of a divorce.

Director: Ira Sachs
Stars: Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel McAdams
Shotgun Love Dolls (TV Movie 2001)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Beth's ordinary teen life is turned upside down when she finds that her dream is now her reality and that she is living in an alternate Universe where she is the newest member of an all girls crime fighting team.

Director: T.J. Scott
Stars: Rachel McAdams, Steve Byers, Jeff Geddis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corrado Fortuna ...
Tanino
...
Frank Crudele ...
Angelo Maria Li Causi
Mary Long ...
Santa Li Causi
Beau Starr ...
Omobono
Jessica De Marco ...
Angelina
...
Leslie Garfield
...
Mr. Garfield
...
Marinella, Madre Di Tanino
...
Giuliana
Antonio Palumbo ...
Pugliese
Ornella Giusto ...
Marinella as a girl
...
Jane Garfield
...
Fat Rosario Li Causi
Flossie McKnight ...
Huge woman (as Araxi Arslanian)
Edit

Storyline

During a sunny Sicilian summer Tanino has a sweet and tender story with Sally, a young American tourist. But when summer is over, Sally flies back to the States forgetting Tanino and her camera. He instead cannot forget the girl and he decides to go to the States with the excuse of bringing back her the camera and to see the dreamland of any Sicilian. Tanino will discover that dreams don't always match with reality... Written by 1felco

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

|

Release Date:

30 May 2003 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Меня зовут Танино  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie debut of Rachel McAdams. See more »

Soundtracks

Cello Song
Written and Performed by Nick Drake
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Amazing Tanino, a silly and romantic hero in the Art of the Escape!
19 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

A young, clue-free Italian finds and eludes trouble on numerous occasions as he journeys to and through America in director Paolo Virzi's 2001 comedy My Name Is Tanino. Naïve optimist Tanino (Corrado Fortuna) gets romantically involved with an American tourist named Sally (Rachel McAdams), who happens to visit his hometown one fateful summer. After Sally's vacation ends, Tanino decides to follow her to the U.S. -- not realizing that Sally's interest in him ended when her vacation ended. Upon arriving in America... A fantastic journey through an hilarious gallery of American portraits, a eird and funny movie, an amazing mix of comedy, coming of age, on the road... A must to see! Wonderful Rachel Mc Adams (starring in Mean Girls) in the ironic role of a sweet melancolic and sexy wasp Icon!


10 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?