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Manuale d'amore (2005)

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
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Livia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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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18 March 2005 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Manual of Love  »

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$2,783,084 (Italy) (18 March 2005)
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Followed by Manuale d'am3re (2011) See more »

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Noite e Luar
Written by Paolo Buonvino
Performed by Patrizia Laquidara
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A funny and insightful movie, told in a refreshing manner with a top cast
17 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A delightful movie about the many aspects of love. The director knows comedy, doesn't talk down to his audience, and together with the screenwriter, delivers some insightful and hilarious moments. I found the movie dragged, or rather annoyed, only during one short stretch. But that was more than offset by the incredibly funny and talented Carlo Vendone as the physician in the final segment. I, and the entire full house of the audience at the St. Louis International Film Festival, was with this film every entertaining step of the way. The entire cast delivers believable performances, in a film that moves at a happy, involving pace. Laughter is contagious... see it with a group.


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