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Room in Rome (2010)
"Habitación en Roma" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  7 May 2010 (Spain)
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A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.

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A young Russian woman named Natasha is soon to be married and is on holiday in Rome where she meets Alba. She accompanies Alba to her hotel room as a curious acquaintance and stays as a growing friend. In this room in Rome, the two women come to know one another intimately over the course of the night, and explore and discover themselves along the way. Only the break of day threatens to break their newly forged bond. Written by ~mep1 (mEp)

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Una noche de pasión que cambiará sus vidas (One night of passion that will change their lives)

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Julio Medem wrote the part of Alba for Elena Anaya. When the actress accepted the role, she and Medem went to Russia to cast the perfect Dasha. After seeing a lot of actresses, they found the perfect one, but the night before this woman was flying to Spain to start rehearsals, her husband read the screenplay and forbade her to play the role. Funny enough, Medem and Anaya found Natasha Yarovenko while casting in Spain, specifically in Barcelona. See more »

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In what's meant to be the same scene shown from two different angles, when Natacha's sat on the balcony, she can be seen from the bathroom, but not vice versa where there's a curtain in the way and it's clearly a separate set as there's no trace of the bedroom. See more »

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Natasha: [while having sex]
[in Russian; subtitled]
Natasha: Poor thing.
Alba: [in Spanish; subtitled] Where did you come from? How could you show up like this, without warning?
Natasha: [in Russian] I can't believe I'm doing this.
Alba: [in Spanish] What are you doing to me? You're scaring me, my little Russian.
Natasha: [in Russian] Is this me? Making love to a woman? I can't recognize myself.
Alba: [in Spanish] Your Russian sounds so beautiful.
Natasha: [in Russian] Only for you. I'm trembling with fear too.
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You either get it or you miss the point
5 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reading the reviews that other people have written it seems that people either 'get' this movie or they don't.

Some people just seem to see it as a pseudo-erotic softcore film starring a couple of naked chicks, whereas other people see it as a beautiful piece of cinematography.

If you're amongst the latter, cool, if you're the former you might be best sticking to Saw IV and the like :-) Room in Rome is a well thought-out, cleverly scripted, and beautifully shot film. Yes, it is highly erotic, but it is never seedy or smutty. Yes, it is romantic, but it is never sickly or sweet.

If you enjoy European cinema then you're probably going to love this film. If you don't then you're probably best giving it a miss.


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