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Happiness Costs Nothing (2003)
"La felicità non costa niente" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  31 January 2003 (Italy)
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A man in his forties has had enough. He leaves his loveless family, uninspiring job and fake friends and tries to find something more. He meets a young woman he falls for, but she puts him on the test.

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A man in his forties has had enough. He leaves his loveless family, uninspiring job and fake friends and tries to find something more. He meets a young woman he falls for, but she puts him on the test.

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