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Anche libero va bene (2006)

A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.

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Alessandro Morace ...
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Renato Benetti
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Stefania Benetti
Marta Nobili ...
Pietro De Silva ...
Domenico
Roberta Paladini ...
Letizia
Sebastiano Tiraboschi ...
Francesco Benedetto ...
Vincenzo
Roberta Lena ...
Marina
Sebastiano Busiri Vici ...
Barzelli (as Sebastiano Busirivici)
Marco Bardi ...
Guglielmo
Greta Alice Gorietti ...
Elena
Francesca Strati ...
Monica
Federico Santolini ...
Claudio
Manuela Occhiuzzi ...
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Tommi (11) and his slightly older sister Viola live in the city with their father. They cope with being a single parent family until their mother shows up, having disappeared without trace - not for the first time, we soon learn. These are the four protagonists in a bittersweet portrait of their ongoing struggle with love, friendship, puberty and life in general. Written by Swie Tio <sweet_t_prod@hotmail.com>

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Kim Rossi Stuart chose to shoot at the same school he went as a child. The principal was the same as when he went there. See more »

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Great acting in this loving family drama
29 September 2006 | by (Vejle, Denmark) – See all my reviews

This film is about a family of four and told through the character of Tommi, an 11-year old boy. His sister is a nuisance, and he has trouble getting friends in school.

The mother of the family has some psychological issues and disappears for weeks, then returns for a few weeks of nuclear family bliss.

The father is a poor, stressed out cameraman struggling to find work. He goes from loving and caring role-model-father to angry, rampaging mad in seconds.

The tensions between all four members of the family are really done well, the film is believable and very emotional. Both adults and children in this story give great acting performances.


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