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Nine (2009)

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Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »
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Sandro Dori ...
Studio Superintendent
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Ricky Tognazzi ...
Dante
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Fausto
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Pierpaolo
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Jaconelli
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Benito
Romina Carancini ...
Production Assistant / Female Dancer
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Storyline

Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from his wife, his mistress, his muse, and his mother. As his chaotic profession steadily destroys his personal life, Guido must find a balance between creating art and succumbing to its obsessive demands. Written by The Massie Twins

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Taglines:

This Holiday Season, Be Italian

Genres:

Drama | Musical | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Rob Marshall Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£44,443 (United Kingdom), 20 December 2009, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$257,232, 20 December 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$19,664,021, 7 March 2010
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Nicole Kidman began rehearsals just four weeks after giving birth to her daughter. See more »

Quotes

Guido Contini: [singing] I would like the universe to get down On it's knees And say, "Guido, whatever you please, It's okay. Even if it's impossible, we'll Arrange it." That's all that I want.
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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.160 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Conversazione
Written by Bruno Canfora and Antonio Amurri
Performed by Mina
Courtesy of Peer Southern Productions
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Not nine, just zero (web)
21 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the finest jewels in Hollywood crap crown! So much famous names, so much budget to shoot a stinker like this, it's amazing! There's absolutely no story as it's about a lousy director seeking inspiration! The music, songs are just horrible! The musical is poor as they kept using this dark roman arena and the dancing is just at the level of music videos now: lascivious girls jiggling. And for the cast, they found the exquisite idea to have them speak English but with a loud Italian accent, just to tell the movie happens in Italy ! Day-Lewis must be very shameful of his participation as he looks his feet, bent behind shades all the time. Fortunately, Penélope is here and brings the only good moments: she is truly the only one to show that's she's a fine dancer and a true actress...


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