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Agata and the Storm (2004)
"Agata e la tempesta" (original title)

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In Genoa, Agata runs her bookstore and, without meaning to, causes light bulbs and appliances to burn out. At the same time that a younger man declares his attraction to her, her brother ... See full summary »

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Agata
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Ines Silvestri
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Nico
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Maria Libera
Monica Nappo ...
Daria
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Pernille Margarethe Kierkegaard
Carla Astolfi ...
Geometra Mirabassi
Elena Nicastro ...
Iole / hostess
Remo Remotti ...
Generoso Rambone
Andrea Gussoni ...
Benedetto
Mauro Marino ...
Dottore
Silvana Bosi ...
Romeo's mother
Carlo Luca De Ruggieri ...
Elettricista (as Carlo De Ruggieri)
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In Genoa, Agata runs her bookstore and, without meaning to, causes light bulbs and appliances to burn out. At the same time that a younger man declares his attraction to her, her brother Gustav, a morose architect, a distant husband, and an indifferent father, discovers that he was adopted and has a half-brother in the Po Valley. To Agata's great pain, she sees her young man with another woman - plus, Gustav cuts himself off from her and from his wife and son. Agata goes to the Po Valley, meets Gustav's brother and the brother's wife, and tries to reconnect by letting life wash over her. Wisdom comes from traditional Chinese medicine and from good literature. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Funny, Full of Extraordinary Characters. Just go and watch it!
20 February 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Agatha, a middle aged woman, owns a bookshop. She is divorced and has a special relationship with her brother. Her brother, a successful architect, just got caught in an identity crisis. He just heard he has a bohemian brother and his mother just died. You have to keep your mind at the story, because the first 15 minutes it was quite confusing, but we are following Agatha and she really is confusing! She thinks she has it all sorted out and than one day she is in love and her love is really heavy, because it's great energy. This is funny, because she cannot control it yet, so she let light bulbs burst and with her energy she can control traffic-lights. There are a great deal of extraordinary characters in this movie by Silvio Soldini, who also is the director of Pane e Tulipani. In this movie the leading character of Agatha is played by Licia Maglietta, who looks great and want the world to know it! I enjoyed it very much and despite of the first 15 minutes i invite everyone who likes Italian movies with a lot of characters and story lines to go and see this movie!


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