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Santa Maradona (2001)

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An unemployed young man finds his life turned upside down when he falls in love with a beautiful actress.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stefano Accorsi ...
Andrea
Anita Caprioli ...
Dolores
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Bart
Mandala Tayde ...
Lucia
Domenico D'Alessandro ...
Pierpaolo
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Marco
Alexander Cvetkovic ...
Landlord
Andrea Camuffo ...
Barman
Elisabetta Valgoi ...
Bar waitress
Roberta Fornier ...
Bookshop customer
Luca Bianchini ...
Bookshop clerk
Franco Neri ...
Pizza shop owner
Alessandro Pisci ...
Videoclub clerk
Simonetta Benozzo ...
Multiplex theatre waitress
Valentina Di Nunno ...
Bride dress shop saleswoman
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Storyline

Andrea, 27 year old, just graduated from University with a useless degree. He spends his days looking for a job and killing time talking endlessly with room-mate Bart and Indo-Italian friend Lucia. Everything changes when he meets Dolores, a beautiful teacher and actress. Written by Alessio F. Bragadini <alessio@sevenseas.org>

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26 October 2001 (Italy)  »

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Rote Karte für die Liebe  »

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Manager: Allora... Quale crede che sia il suo maggior pregio?
Andrea: La sincerità.
Manager: E il suo principale difetto?
Andrea: La sincerità.
Manager: Qual'è la sua più grande aspirazione?
Andrea: La sincerità.
Manager: É un giovanotto sveglio, vedo... e allora mi dica, qual'è il reddito annuo della sua famiglia?
Andrea: La sincerità?
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Crazy Credits

During closing credits Andrea explains to Lucia that he no longer believes in true love after Tom Cruise broke up with Nicole Kidman. See more »

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CARMEN: SEGUIDILLA - PRES DES RAMPARTS DE SEVILLE
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Somewhat bleak but very realistic
12 November 2004 | by (Austria, Vienna) – See all my reviews

I just came across this movie by accident. Switched through the channels and got sucked in by "Santa Maradona". The thing that grabbed my intention first was the story of the two main characters: aimless, jobless, clueless. Sounds familiar. Stefano Accorsi and Libero De Rienzo are wonderful in the leading roles. The conversations are totally true to life and kind of intriguing, if pointless. Imagine the characters of "Before Sunrise" minus all the romantic feelings and dreams and you get an idea of the dialog in this movie. The story is rather anti-climatic until the movie suddenly ends and that is a bit of a flaw. On the other hand, it's just further proof that this movie was intended to be as realistic as possible. Life is like that for people like Andrea and Bart. No big happy ending, no dramatic development, just a long monotonous chain of meaningless events. Yep, if you're looking for something gaudier watch "Reality Bites", but don't think that that movie has anything to do with reality.


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