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Santa Maradona (2001)

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

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Andrea
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Dolores
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Bart
Mandala Tayde ...
Lucia
Domenico D'Alessandro ...
Pierpaolo
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Marco
Alexander Cvetkovic ...
Landlord
Andrea Camuffo ...
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Elisabetta Valgoi ...
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Roberta Fornier ...
Bookshop customer
Luca Bianchini ...
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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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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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Bart: Se sono tutte stronzate, dimmi perché adesso non esci da quella porta eh? e la smetti di imitare la vita e la smetti di prenderti per il culo e cominci a fare le cose sul serio e ti trovi uno schifo di lavoro e vai in ginocchio da quella donna a chiedere perdono per il male che le hai fatto e per lo stronzo che sei stato con lei e se la tua partita non è ancora finita cerchi di riacciuffare un'occasione rarissima che ti è capitata di vivere una vita da persona normale. Me lo sai spiegare perché...
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Not great but fun to watch
27 January 2003 | by (Philadelphia, USA) – See all my reviews

While not a great social commentary, the playful portrayal of tension between the 4 protagonists makes it fun to watch. Andrea is purposefully like many other Italian young adults, living the fact of unemployment and getting no where even when he tries; his chance (too forced?) meeting with Dolores is a distraction and test of his commitment to growing up. His room mate and other friends also help drag him down. Can he break out?

It's also refreshing to find the true-to-life non resolution of relationships; it's use of language is also street real.


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