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First Love (2004)
"Primo amore" (original title)

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Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Vitaliano Trevisan ...
Vittorio
Michela Cescon ...
Sonia
Elvezia Allari ...
Anna
Paolo Capoduro ...
Paolo
Roberto Comacchio ...
Sonia's Brother
Paolo Cumerlato ...
Waiter
Claudio Manuzzato ...
Cook
Marco Manzardo ...
Marco
Antonella Mazzuccato ...
Antonella
Gianluca Moretto ...
Mopi
Alberto Re ...
Doctor
Pierpaolo Speggiorin ...
Real Estate Agent
Antonio Viero ...
Mario
Deni Viero ...
Mario's Son
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Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is obsessed with the desire to shape Sonia's body and mind as does a fire with gold. Almost imperceptibly Sonia becomes a passive participant and the relationship grows into a reciprocal masochistic game. When the two lovers isolate themselves in a country house in the Veneto hills, they dangerously lose touch with reality and the rest of the world. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Garrone did it again!
28 March 2004 | by (Caluso, Italy.) – See all my reviews

I was one of those people very impressed with 'The Embalmer' and i was waiting with high expectations to see another effort by Garrone. Now that 'First Love' is out i'm not disappointed at all. This is a very dark story (probably is better to watch the movie alone!) but if you get connected (and i mean 'really and deeply' connected) with the characters you will be truly moved. Garrone is surely the most interesting filmmaker working today in Italy and he also always chooses very well his actors. Trevisan and Cescon are in fact very effective in their roles and this makes us Italian movie lovers very happy because we can see some different face on the screen (not the usual ten Italian actors practically working in every movie). Now i can't wait to see his next moves and i also hope he keeps the collaboration with Banda Osiris (The soundtrack of 'First Love' is simply great as it was the one for 'The Embalmer').


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