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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Tasche ...
Jos Vater
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Tiziana Lodato ...
Ada
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Rosa
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Annika Schmitz ...
Jo Kind
Patrycia Ziolkowska ...
Jo
Nicola Cutrignelli ...
Gigi Kind
Michele Ranieri ...
Giancarlo Kind
Cesare Mele ...
Umberto Kind
Franco Iavarone ...
Alfredo (as Franco Javarone)
Pino Cacace ...
Carabiniere
Giuseppe Fernando Caputo ...
Rosas Vater
Rosa Di Brigida ...
Paola
Giuseppe De Rosa ...
Antonio
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In the sixties Romano Amato, his wife Rosa and their two sons Giancarlo and Gigi emigrate from Solino in Italy to Duisburg in the Ruhr area and establish the first Pizza restaurant in town. Their business emerges well and both children get used to Germany. 10 years later the brothers fall in love with the same woman; they break tie with each other in anger and Gigi returns to Solino with his mother. A decade later both meet again and have a retrospect on their lives. Written by Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@inutil.org>

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7 November 2002 (Germany)  »

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DEM 10,000,000 (estimated)
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Fatih Akin asked both Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola to play the Italian director Baldi. See more »

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Down-to-earth movie with sympathetic characters
27 May 2003 | by (Cape Town, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. The script is fresh and unpredictable and the acting is outstanding.It is a down-to-earth movie with characters one cares about. It brought tears into my eyes a few times but left me with a great feeling afterwards.


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