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Saturn in Opposition (2007)

Saturno contro (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 23 February 2007 (Italy)
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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Antonio Pontesilli
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Angelica Pontesilli
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Sergio
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Roberta
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Lorenzo Marchetti
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Roberto
Michelangelo Tommaso ...
Paolo
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Marta, la Capoinfermiera
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Lunetta Savino ...
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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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Sensuous, Sad, Stimulating & Stunning. Bravo, Stefano Accorsi!
25 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This delicate, moving and absorbing film continues director Ferzan Ozpetek's growth as a great film artist. His movie STEAM possessed a sweet sensuality that was potent and moving. His movie HIS SECRET LIFE is a sexy little masterpiece. It is moving and funny. And, like I said, very sexy.

With SATURN IN OPPOSITION, Ozpetek teams up again with the gorgeous Italian actor Stefano Accorsi. This actor added sensuality to every scene in HIS SECRET LIFE. Stefano continues to bring his amazing heat to SATURN IN OPPOSITION.

This movie is an ensemble piece in every sense of the word. A group of friends are thrown into turmoil when the most beloved member of their group is struck down in his prime. How the friends and lovers and former lovers survive this tragedy is heartwarming and very moving.

If this movie does not get to you then you have no heart. Period.


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