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Ciao (2008)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  30 March 2008 (USA)
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Jeff is taking care of everything Mark left behind when he died. Mark was about to have a visitor, Andrea, an Italian guy he met online. Both of them will have the chance to share memories of the Mark they knew while knowing each other.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chuck Blaum ...
Mark (as Charles W. Blaum)
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Jeff
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Lauren
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Mark's Father
Margaret Lake ...
Mark's Mother
Tiffany Vollmer ...
Doctor
Angela Gerardo ...
Airport Announcer / Author (voice)
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Andrea
Clementina Plasencia ...
Waitress
Carla Adami ...
Andrea's Mpther (voice)
Shelley Fisher ...
Newscaster (voice) (as Shelley Altman)
Autumn Antal ...
Newscaster (voice)
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Newscaster (voice) (as Frederick Anthony)
Myrtle Andrews ...
Airport Passenger
Cole D. Croghan ...
Airport Passenger
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Jeff is taking care of everything Mark left behind when he died. Mark was about to have a visitor, Andrea, an Italian guy he met online. Both of them will have the chance to share memories of the Mark they knew while knowing each other.

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Rated R for langage including sexual references | See all certifications »
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Box Office

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$2,672 (USA) (5 December 2008)

Gross:

$48,498 (USA) (27 March 2009)
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Unique & Unusual
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This film is not just unique it is also very unusual in that it simply does not live up to the preconceived hype associated with films in this genre. First of all, the director's style is fantastic because unlike every director on the planet he does not move the camera. Each shot is like a still life. This probably will drive some people crazy, but I loved it. Then there is the story. You just never know what is going to happen and eventually you realize nothing does happen. In this day and age when every scene in a movie is supposed to move the story forward, this film absolutely stands still so that combined with the non moving camera the film is like a series of still photos which in itself is quite abstract and surreal. The two leads are both very handsome and very charming and engaging. But the lack of action combined with the still-life photography really gives the two leads a great deal of character and depth that you just do not see in today's films.


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