Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

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Goffredo
Luciana Littizzetto ...
Ornella
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Tommaso
Sergio Rubini ...
Marco
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Barbara
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Giulia
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Alberto Marchese
Dino Abbrescia ...
Gabriele
Dario Bandiera ...
Piero
Luis Molteni ...
Goffredo's lawyer
Sabrina Impacciatore ...
Luciana
Anita Caprioli ...
Livia
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Elda Alvigini ...
Rosanna
Roberto Andreucci ...
Ornella's lawyer
Lavinia Biagi ...
Miriam
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Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

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A love story depicting four phases of love chronicled through four episodes enacted by different couples See more »

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Manual of Love  »

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$2,783,084 (Italy) (18 March 2005)
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Followed by Manuale d'amore 2 (Capitoli successivi) (2007) See more »

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Noite e Luar
Written by Paolo Buonvino
Performed by Patrizia Laquidara
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Entertaining & laughter-loving!
19 November 2006 | by (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – See all my reviews

It's a very well-made light-hearted, romantic comedy consisting of several small stories sorted out by the different stages of relationships. The stories were told in such a fluid way that you don't feel disturbed by the director's chronically linear view on relationships, although the figures in different stories were connected in a way or another.

The outstanding performances from every actor in this film also makes the everyday love stories naturally telling. Although the audience can share lots of jokes about relationships in this film, I also like that sometimes the actors talked to the audience directly through the camera. This is a skillful technique to get the audience's empathy and involvement.

Brava & carina - this film is surely very entertaining.


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