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The Missing Star (2006)
"La stella che non c'è" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  8 September 2006 (Italy)
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Labourer Vincenzo travels from Italy to China in search of a machine with a deficiency that was produced in the now defunct establishment at which Vincenzo worked for years.

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Vincenzo Buonavolontà
Ling Tai ...
Liu Hua
Angelo Costabile ...
Giovane operaio
Hiu Sun Ha ...
Chong
Catherine Sng ...
Segretaria cinese
Enrico Vanigiani ...
Dirigente acciaerie
Roberto Rossi ...
Dirigente acciaeria
Chungqing Xu ...
Direttore ufficio shanghai
Biao Wang ...
Commissario di polizia
Jian-yun Zhao ...
Studente al computer
Qian-hao Huang ...
Giovane sfruttatore
Xiu-feng Luo ...
Ragazzo del pullman
Xian-bi Tang ...
La nonna
Lin Wang ...
Bambino figlio di liu hua
Yong Guo ...
Ragazzo del posto di ristoro
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Labourer Vincenzo travels from Italy to China in search of a machine with a deficiency that was produced in the now defunct establishment at which Vincenzo worked for years.

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Surprisingly good (sorry for my bad English)
22 October 2006 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

When I went to the cinema, I expected not much. I knew nothing about this movie but it was the only movie I could see, 'cause I was in a small town then. So I saw this movie and I was fascinated! "La stelle che non c'è" is a trip through the new industrial China and it shows it honestly! You see most of the time the ugly places of China, and you see what really happens with this new industrializing. The main characters are sad but hopefully people. He's the naive Italian guy who can't believe what he see's. She's a translator from china who's missing her son. Sometimes sad, sometimes funny but every time poetic! A wonderful movie with wonderful actors! So only one star is missing!


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