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Le conseguenze dell'amore (2004)

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

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Antonio Ballerio ...
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Gianna Paola Scaffidi ...
Giulia
Nino D'Agata ...
Mafioso
Vincenzo Vitagliano ...
Pippo D'Antò (as Enzo Vitagliano)
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Letizia
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Vittorio Di Prima ...
Angela Goodwin ...
Isabella
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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

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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24 September 2004 (Italy)  »

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A szerelem következményei  »

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€2,000,000 (estimated)

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€189,226 (Italy), 26 September 2004, Limited Release
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The barrel of the tracksuit-clad assassin's fired gun, lying on the hotel mattress while the assassin is packing for departure, appears defective, i.e., rubbery, as the silencer barrel is angled downward. Moments later, after he picks up the gun and points it at the hotel room door, the barrel appears longer and straighter, as it was in the earlier scenes. See more »

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Titta: Life without fantasy may be a mortal show.
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Written and Performed by Francesco Forni
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Cool, stylish, gripping and wonderful
20 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Well, where do I start...

As one of the other reviewers said, you know you're in for a real treat when you see the opening shot - minutes and minutes of film time spent on a guy standing on a travelator.

I won't repeat Rubin's excellent summary of the story. What I would like to say, though, is that this film gripped me more than any film I can remember. I sat open-mouthed, and on the edge of my seat all the way through. The camera work, sound track and *fantastic* performances (particularly that of Tony Servillo) draw you to the screen and won't let you look away.

It's Italian, so of course everyone looks fantastic, but it is by no means merely an exercise in cool style. This is a film with lots to say about luck, loss and love.

Go and see it.


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