Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter ... See full summary »
Five friends meet up in a country house somewhere outside Rome over a long winter weekend. Each has unresolved relationship problems, some have problems with each other, and memories of ... See full summary »
Ada was settled in her life, she was pleased with it, or thought she was. She was one half of a couple who seemed happy, she'd had a child, was even due to get married, and wham... she met ... See full summary »
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing
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A mentally unstable woman loses her daughter's custody to her mother. Things get even more complicated when her husband has a car accident and befriends a Czech mechanic, bringing the man into their dysfunctional home.
Mattia, a 32 year old building contractor in Perugia has lots of style, nice suits, nice car, gorgeous looking girlfriend but behind this facade is cutting corners with site safety and ... See full summary »
...not to mention money. Someone used up perfectly good resources, energy, effort and ideas to create this idiotic piece of pap? Mr Rubini, it's not the done thing to waste an hour and a half of someone's life. There I was, sitting dumbfounded on a cinema seat, wondering how in God's name it could have occurred to me to waste my hard-earner cash on such a sad spectacle. Why is it that Mr Rubini loves to perpetuate those awful, out-dated cliches about Italians, the sort that most foreigners who view us as comical, mandolin-playing buffoons will happily lap up? The only positive thing I can think of saying in favour of this film was Valentina Cervi's acting, worthy of any of the best comic actresses. Violante Placido on the other hand was an insipid, simpering little creature in her "good girl" part. And the male lead... he reminded me of a Southern Italian version of the Bolognese Stefano Accorsi, only marginally less annoying. Nice torso though. What more can I add? Truly awful. And even mildly insulting in its small-minded, simplistic, cliche-infested bigotry.
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