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Manuale d'amore (2005)

Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Goffredo
Luciana Littizzetto ...
Ornella
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Tommaso
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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
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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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18 March 2005 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Manual of Love  »

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$2,783,084 (Europe) (18 March 2005)
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Connections

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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a movie that is useless
1 April 2005 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

The story is most banal and told us in stereotypical ways: falling in love, marriage, crises, betrayal. Giovanni Veronesi doesn't reach the goal of finding an interesting and original way of showing us something we've seen so much already in the history of the movies. The scene-structure is not clear for most part of the movie, and the feeling is that the actors are left mostly to their instincts, not doing a particular good and appealing job with them, therefore left undirected, and therefore badly directed, all of this on the basis of a very weak screenplay. We don't get hooked, we don't laugh, we just yawn and wait for it to be over so we can forget about this so called work of art (a very bad one!)


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