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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
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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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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Lucia: Non mi ricordo mai se tu fumi, Bartolomeo.
Bart: Ma perché...? Bart. Per favore, per cortesia, te lo ripeto ogni volta, Bart.
Lucia: Comunque?
Bart: Nah, non fumo.
Lucia: Perché?
Bart: Ci dev'essere un perché?
Lucia: C'è un perché si fuma e c'è un perché non si fuma.
Bart: Vuoi sapere il perché? Ti dico il perché. Io non fumo perché al cinema non si può fumare e non potrei mai vedere un film senza fumare, se fumassi. Quindi non fumo. Bart. Hm?
Lucia: Grazie.
Bart: No, grazie a te. Sai qual'è la verità? È che è tutta la vita che aspetto di dire questa ...
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Crazy Credits

During closing credits we also see Anita dressed up for her theatre performance, Lucia washing dishes, and PierPaolo finally waking up. See more »

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References Shallow Grave (1994) See more »

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FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER
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the brilliantly told story of a guy my age, living in my city...what more could i ask?
30 October 2001 | by (Torino, Italy) – See all my reviews

I wish many of you will get the chance to see this movie. Why? 'Cause it's about a generation (mine...i was born in 1974) with very few things known for sure, full of doubts, asking for much and getting very little. Because it's been shot in my own town, Torino, in Italy: a wonderful city not yet appreciated as it should be, and here, in the movie, elegantly and properly photographed and shown. Because the story is brilliantly told, because the characters are as real as they can be in a movie. Because it's funny but not stupid. Because, though not flawless, it's a good movie, modern enough in its layout and accurate enough in the way it's written to be enjoyed by a wide (not decerebrate) audience.


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