The Consequences of Love (2004)
"Le conseguenze dell'amore" (original title)

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An introverted man's life changes completely when he finds himself attracted to a young bar-maid.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Ballerio ...
Bank manager
Gianna Paola Scaffidi ...
Nino D'Agata ...
Vincenzo Vitagliano ...
Pippo D'Antò (as Enzo Vitagliano)
Diego Ribon ...
Gilberto Idonea ...
Hired assassin
Giovanni Vettorazzo ...
Gaetano Bruno ...
Hired Assassin
Ana Valeria Dini ...
Vittorio Di Prima ...
Angela Goodwin ...


Titta di Girolamo apparently has a regular and tedious life with nothing strange a part from his own name (as he uses to say). He lives in a Hotel in Lugano (Switzerland) since almost ten years, spending his days waiting for something we don't know. His life is too rigid, too detached following a flat routine. Titta ignore everyone and probably he has no emotions at all. Basically there is no story. But one day he decided, breaking all his personal rules, to exchange some words with Sofia, the hotel's barmaid. Incredibly all the situation change, emotions, love, mafia, death come back violently into Titta's life. Written by 1felco

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Everyone has a dark secret


Crime | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

24 September 2004 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem következményei  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£48,163 (UK) (27 May 2005)


£323,601 (UK) (8 July 2005)

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The book read by the girl at the table is Louis-Ferdinand Céline's "Voyage au bout de la nuit" (1932). See more »


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Stylish Italian movie
1 February 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the Rotterdam Film Festival and I was pleasantly surprised. The photography is just so stylish and beautiful, and the story it's just not your average mafia movie, actually that storyline is pretty much in the background. It's more the personal journey of a middle age man that is trapped in an existence he was forced to live. The actor, Toni Servillo, is superb, he excels this "quiet man". The girl, Olivia Magnani, is the grand-daughter of Italian actress Anna Magnani and lives up to the family surname.

If you're expecting your typical Italian movie where everybody is screaming to each other in big families, this is NOT your movie. There are not you're average clichés and it's definitively worth seeing this one.

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