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La vita che vorrei (2004)

 -  Romance | Drama  -  1 October 2004 (Italy)
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An established and famous actor and an aspiring young actress develop a relationship while working together on films. Their mutual attraction and passion draw them together while also pulling them apart.

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Roberto Citran ...
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Camilla Filippi ...
Monica
Paolo Sassanelli ...
Diego
Gea Lionello ...
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Sasa Vulicevic ...
Luciano / Conte
Sonia Gessner ...
Sonia (Nobildonna / Donna Ballo)
Guariente Guarienti ...
Nobiluomo
Rossella Gardini ...
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Bruna Maria Bossi ...
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Katia Pietrobelli ...
Amica ballo
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In Rome, the aspirant actress Laura is invited to an audition for the film "La Vita Che Vorrei" by the director, Luca. Laura is the lover of Raffaele, a man with a good standing in the cinema industry, and performs well, reading the dialog with the successful actor Stefano. The extrovert Laura and the self-controlled Stefano are cast in the lead roles and they have a love affair as filmmaking progresses. However, their relationship has ups and downs with the jealousy and ego-centrism of Stefano in a parallel with the characters of the movie. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Life Imitating Art in Two Parallel Romances
6 September 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Rome, the aspirant actress Laura (Sandra Ceccarelli) is invited for the audition of the film "La Vita Che Vorrei" by the director Luca (Ninni Bruschetta). Laura is the lover of Raffaele (Fabio Camilli), a man with good circulation in the cinema industry, and has a good performance reading the dialogs in the screenplay with the successful actor Stefano (Luigi Lo Cascio). The extrovert Laura and the self- controlled Stefano are cast in the lead roles in the epic and they have a love affair along the filmmaking. However, their relationship has ups and downs with the jealousy and egocentrism of Stefano in a parallel with the characters of the movie.

"La Vita Che Vorrei" is a pleasant film about life imitating art in two parallel romances. The situations and dialogs are entwined between "real life" and cinema and sometime the viewer believe that it is part of the film but it is their private lives and vice-versa. This is the first time that I see Sandra Ceccarelli and this actress is so beautiful that could be the personification of the definition of a "pretty woman". Her performance is intense and I was really impressed with her beauty. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A Vida Que Eu Sonhei" ("The Life That I Have Dreamt")


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