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The Girl by the Lake (2007)
"La ragazza del lago" (original title)

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The body of a young woman is found in a small and quiet town in North Italy. A detective from the nearby main city is called to solve the mystery.

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Commissario Sanzio
Denis Fasolo ...
Roberto
Nello Mascia ...
Alfredo
Giulia Michelini ...
Francesca
Marco Baliani ...
Nadal
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ...
Ispettore Lorenzo Siboldi
Franco Ravera ...
Mario
Sara D'Amario ...
Dott.ssa Giani
Heidi Caldart ...
Silvia Nadal
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Anna Nadal
Nicole Perrone ...
Marta
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Moglie di Sanzio
Omero Antonutti ...
Padre di Mario
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Corrado Canali
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Chiara Canali
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Storyline

The body of young girl is found beside an alpine lake in northern Italy. Sanzio, a middle aged police officer, is in charge of investigation. He is almost at retirement age and has an ill wife who does not to recognize him. In this apparently quite town, Sanzio, pursued by his family troubles, will find more than just the truth. Written by 1felco

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14 September 2007 (Italy)  »

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A tó leánya  »

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€2,460,000 (estimated)
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When Roberto is running away from the police, first he runs on the left bank of the river. In the following shot he is running on the right bank, and then on the left bank again. See more »

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Has potential, but no result
17 August 2009 | by (Serbia) – See all my reviews

Good colors, the colors of real mystery ... murder and Agata Christie detective character after its tail ... solid acting as well, however, everything else is very bad. The story is full of holes. It doesn't give strong motives to anyone to be a murderer, and in specific situation, everyone could have the motive: people who hated and loved the victim, even you become suspect yourself. We have no tension at all during the whole movie as we have no leads or misleads so the movie becomes interesting as newspaper article on committed murder. Then, no connection at all between the suspects themselves, as between the suspects and the other characters - no plot development. Also, the movie gives impression as the camera is tagged to the back of the detective since he is somehow in almost every scene of the movie. The worst is very pale and amateur finish of the film, pretty disappointing. Should be done much more with all that director had at his disposal. 2 out of 10.


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