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The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
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Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Giorgio
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Anedda
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Flora
Alina Nedelea ...
Roberta
Carlo Cecchi ...
Avv. Brianese
Antonello Fassari ...
Sergio
Marjo Berasategui ...
Francisca
Riccardo Zinna ...
Vesuviano
Alessio Caruso ...
Gayetano
Max Mazzotta ...
Ciccio Formaggio
Gentiano Hazizi ...
Romo (as Gentian Hazizi)
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Tonci
Marco Mattioli ...
Javier (as Marcos Mattioli)
Amandio Pinheiro ...
Pepe
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Laura
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Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a comfortable bourgeois life in his native country. Thanks to Anedda, a corrupt police inspector, and after giving away former comrades, he obtains a reduced jail sentence. Once released from prison he obsessively pursues his dream of becoming a "respectable" citizen, even if the way to it is paved with larceny, pimping, drug-dealing, rape, heist and murder... Written by Guy Bellinger

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24 February 2006 (Italy)  »

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€4,300,000 (estimated)
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She Drives Me Crazy
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Written by David Steele and Roland Gift
Performed by Fine Young Cannibals
Courtesy of Warner Music Italy Srl
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It is an awful movie.
1 May 2006 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

It is an awful movie. It is incredible since the Novel by Massimo Carlotto was so good. Probably Carlotto should have be involved in the screenplay writing to realize a better movie. The only positive point is Michele Placido , great interpretation. I do not understand how a director such as Soavi could make a terrible movie from a very good story. The music is good and the song is beautiful. I am really upset since I love the "noir" and we could have a good chance....... Sorry but I really did not like It, the screenplay has so many problems and some scenes makes you laugh since they are almost ridicule. All the actors except Placido are not as good as we know them. Enrico


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