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A Perfect Day (2008)

Un giorno perfetto (original title)
A jealous and violent bodyguard can't accept his ex-wife's abandonment.

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Emma
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Antonio
Valerio Binasco ...
Elio Fioravanti
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Maja
Federico Costantini ...
Aris
Monica Guerritore ...
Mara
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Silvana
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Adriana
Nicole Murgia ...
Valentina
Gabriele Paolino ...
Kevin
Giulia Salerno ...
Camilla
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Portaborse
Alessandro Bonaccorso
Rosaria De Cicco ...
La vicina di casa
Bianca Nappi ...
Trentina
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A jealous and violent bodyguard can't accept his ex-wife's abandonment.

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A Life in the Day of
19 October 2008 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

There are a few films that focus on a downwards slide to a final situation (an example would be Requiem for a Dream). A Perfact Day studies a downward slide while styled in the modern way, with character stories cleverly knotted together.

I picked this film more or less at random in the London Film Festival. And the first question to the director was "what does this add to the debate?" I'm not sure a film has to contribute anything for a given debate, but I understand the question.

As a study in emotion, this film does work. But it doesn't reach out anywhere else. There is little that is fully original, and so one is left with a slice of life for an Italian family, some political implications and a mysterious woman.


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