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Tickets (2005)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  25 March 2005 (Italy)
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A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carlo Delle Piane ...
Professor
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PR Lady
Silvana De Santis ...
Italian Lady
Filippo Trojano ...
Filippo
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Jamesy
Gary Maitland ...
Spaceman
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Frank
Blerta Cahani ...
Girl
Klajdi Qorraj ...
Boy
Aishe Gjuriqi ...
Mother
Sanije Dedja ...
Grandmother
Kledi Salaj ...
Baby
Edmond Budina ...
Father
Danilo Nigrelli ...
Man With Mobile
Carolina Benvenga ...
Girl
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A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket, three brash Scottish soccer fans en route to a match, and a complaining widow traveling to a memorial service for her late husband who's accompanied by a community-service volunteer who's assisting her. Interactions among these Europeans turn on class and nationalism, courtesy and rudeness, and opportunities for kindness. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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The form of the text that the Italian pharmacologist is writing on his laptop is inconsistent between the close-up shots and the longer-distance ones: the laptop is a Windows machine, and the longer-distance show the Windows operating system, but the close-ups are of the modern Macintosh operating system. See more »

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Another of THOSE films
30 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This isn't a movie. It is a collection of unrelated, ill-conceived and poorly assembled scenes that look like the unedited results of a dim 10 year old with a mini-DV camera. In fact, I have a theory that the extremely abrasive girl in the train corridor - the one with the greasy hair, dead-pan stare, ipod and nervous tic - probably shot it herself in a creative phase.

If you made it further than the ten minutes I did, don't bother trying to fit what you saw into the context of the European Artiste mentality praised above. This is a true and complete waste of time, money and film that would have made William One-Shot Beaudine cringe.

The unfortunate part is that the endless series of vacuum-packed characters is representative of what now passes for much of humanity.

What's next? Six directors shooting social intercourse at the Wal-Mart snack counter?


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