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The Vanity Serum (2004)

Il siero della vanità (original title)
The vips of italian television disappear in a mysterious way. Two detectives, Lucia and Franco, try to investigate in this mystery, drowning into a strange world, where the leader is the powerful star Sonia Norton.

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Lucia Allasco
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Azzurra Rispoli
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Franco Berardi
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Sonia Norton
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Michele Benda
Luis Molteni ...
Rocco Piccolo
Maddalena Maggi ...
Esther Bonanni
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Vittorio Terracciano (as Ninni Bruschetta)
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Armando De Razza ...
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Giovanni Argante ...
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Marica Coco
Rolando Ravello ...
Poliziotto
Barbara Bonanni ...
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The vips of italian television disappear in a mysterious way. Two detectives, Lucia and Franco, try to investigate in this mystery, drowning into a strange world, where the leader is the powerful star Sonia Norton.

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Un cuore in soffitta
Written by Cecilia Dazzi and Micol Barsanti
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A stunning cast for an original script
10 September 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I'm a big Margherita Buy's fan and I can say that she perfectly fits her detective character, anyway everyone of the cast does his job very well (you can say that there are the best young Italian actors). The subject is absolutely topical and relevant: the television's world and what lies beneath that. As a matter of fact I think the script is the best thing of the movie, maybe because is based upon a nice novel by Niccolò Ammaniti, one of the most famous writer in Italy. I wrote this novel and you can say that the film has got the same intriguing and fascinating mood. I can't see how u can criticize a movie like this, maybe because sometimes here in Italy we're to hairsplitting, most of all with our own directors and movie.


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