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Il pranzo della domenica (2003)

Franca Malorni, a well-off widow in Rome, falls and breaks a thigh-bone during a traditional Sunday lunch with her closest relatives. During her stay in hospital we get to know better her ... See full summary »

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Massimo Ghini ...
Massimo Papi
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Barbara Proietti
Rocco Papaleo ...
Nicola Loiacono
Maurizio Mattioli ...
Maurizio Proietti
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Sofia Loiacono
Galatea Ranzi ...
Susanna Papi
Virginie Marsan ...
Ilaria Papi
Marco Messeri ...
Marchese
Paolo Triestino ...
Notaio Luzi
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Franca Malorni
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Himself
Valentina Andreatini ...
Sabrina
Stefano Antonucci ...
Moderatore TV
Gianfranco Barra ...
Onorevole Torrisi
Angelo Bernabucci ...
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Franca Malorni, a well-off widow in Rome, falls and breaks a thigh-bone during a traditional Sunday lunch with her closest relatives. During her stay in hospital we get to know better her three daughters, their husbands and daily life in Rome's upper middle class. Written by B.Tiozzo

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Credible depiction of the upper middle class in today's Rome
1 September 2004 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

"Il Pranzo della Domenica" is one of the Vanzina brothers more quiet comedies. It gives a fairly credible depiction of the upper middle class in today's Rome, at the beginning of the third millennium. It reminds similar Italian comedies from the 1950's, and its main asset lies in the cast. All the actors and actresses are in fact very good and credible in their respective roles. Giovanna Ralli as the well-off widow and matriarch, Massimo Ghini as the womanizing divorce lawyer, Rocco Papaleo as the left-wing journalist full of principles, Elena Sofia Ricci as his wiser wife and Maurizio Mattioli as the amiable right-wing florist. Galatea Ranzi and Barbara De Rossi completes the cast as Ralli's other two daughters. Not really a film to remember, but fun if you know modern Rome.


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