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Saturn in Opposition (2007)
"Saturno contro" (original title)

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Long-time friends: Davide, a successful novelist, lives with Lorenzo, who's everyone's favorite; Antonio and Angelique, married with two children; Neval, a voluble Turk, and her compliant ... See full summary »

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Stefano Accorsi ...
Antonio Pontesilli
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Angelica Pontesilli
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Davide
Serra Yilmaz ...
Neval
Ennio Fantastichini ...
Sergio
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Roberta
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Lorenzo Marchetti
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Roberto
Michelangelo Tommaso ...
Paolo
Milena Vukotic ...
Marta, la Capoinfermiera
Luigi Diberti ...
Vittorio
Lunetta Savino ...
Minnie
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Laura
Benedetta Gargari ...
Giulia
Gabriele Paolino ...
Marco
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Long-time friends: Davide, a successful novelist, lives with Lorenzo, who's everyone's favorite; Antonio and Angelique, married with two children; Neval, a voluble Turk, and her compliant husband; Sergio, an aging gay man; and, Roberta, beautiful, heavily into drugs. They have secrets: an affair, a business venture. Then, tragedy strikes, and the group pulls together for one of their own, who may not want their intersession. Are there limits to the power of friendship? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Unusual, As Usual
25 February 2007 | by (Rome, Italy) – See all my reviews

Ferzan Ozpeteck returns to familiar territory but without the nerve, and self assuredness that he shown in the much better "Le Fatte Ignoranti" This time we're introduced to an unusual little group of friends doing all the usual things. Loving and and deceiving, being honest and compassionate, blatant, timid, courageous, self effacing. At times I thought "Saturno Contro" was going to deal with the tough theme that a gay lover is not a relative with all its thorny connotations but not such luck. Our characters are much more sophisticated and, apparently, the society they all live in, as well. There is no real conflict, really. Death is the thing and death is always powerful, specially when it touches the unsuspecting. Pierfrancesco Favino is wonderful. Human to the hilt. Even when he's given a far too long close up with tears that seem to, awkwardly, fight their way out. Luca Argentero, his lover, is definitely beautiful and gets, like Gabriele Garko in "Le Fatte Ignoranti" the most loving, lingering close ups. Again, I couldn't quite connect with Stefano Accorsi as a character or as an actor. Marherita Buy is a delight, as usual and Serra Yilmaz has become already Ozpeteck's good luck charm and she's always fun to watch. All in all, I was moved and annoyed at the same time.


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