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Light of My Eyes (2001)
"Luce dei miei occhi" (original title)

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Antonio is a lonely man who works as a driver of luxury cars. Outside of his work, he spends his time reading science fiction novels, and, especially by night, driving through the streets ... See full summary »

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Antonio
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Maria
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Saverio Donati
Barbara Valente ...
Lisa
Toni Bertorelli ...
Mario
Mauro Marino ...
Franco
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Raffaele
Massimo Gaudioso ...
Il Viaggiatore
Isabella Martelli ...
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Roberto Nobile ...
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Silvano Piccardi ...
Wife's Client
Valeria Sabel ...
Old Woman
Lucio Vinciarelli
Mirza Zeljo ...
Tariq
Riccardo Zinna ...
Lucio
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Antonio is a lonely man who works as a driver of luxury cars. Outside of his work, he spends his time reading science fiction novels, and, especially by night, driving through the streets of the city. One night he meets Maria, a lonely woman, and her daughter Lisa. He manages to enter in their life, and starts to take care of them. He discovers that Maria owes a lot of money to an usurer, and starts to pay her debts, but without letting her know of this. He dedicates with total abnegation to Maria, up to the point of losing his job, but she seems to remain indifferent to his love. Until... Written by Pasquale Foggia

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27 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Is there a real science fiction story, about Morgan, the earthling? I was unable to see the titles of the science fiction books being read in the movie.

Antonio is a "goody-goody two-shoes" whose mother dressed him in a coat and tie, since he was little. In his escape to Rome, and his accidental encounter with Lisa, he lets himself veer off course, into alien territory: he lets himself get out of his comfortable character, in pursuit of Maria, Lisa's mother.

The kind understanding and advice of his employer tells the story that this is a very old tale of a man's being enamored of a woman who is not for him.


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