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Loose Cannons (2010)
"Mine vaganti" (original title)

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Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies ... See full summary »

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Tommaso Cantone
Nicole Grimaudo ...
Alba Brunetti
Alessandro Preziosi ...
Antonio Cantone
Ennio Fantastichini ...
Vincenzo Cantone
Lunetta Savino ...
Stefania Cantone
Ilaria Occhini ...
La nonna
Bianca Nappi ...
Elena - Tommaso's sister
Carmine Recano ...
Marco
Massimiliano Gallo ...
Salvatore - Elena's Husband
Paola Minaccioni ...
Teresa
Gianluca De Marchi ...
Davide
Mauro Bonaffini ...
Massimiliano
Giorgio Marchesi ...
Nicola
Matteo Taranto ...
Domenico
Gea Martire ...
Patrizia
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Tommaso is the youngest son of the Cantones, a large, traditional southern Italian family operating a pasta-making business since the 1960s. On a trip home from Rome, where he studies literature and lives with his boyfriend, Tommaso decides to tell his parents the truth about himself. But when he is finally ready to come out in front of the entire family, his older brother Antonio ruins his plans. Written by Palm Springs Internation Film Festival

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Some Family Secrets are Best Kept in the Closet.

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Funny, touching and a little bit sad
9 January 2011 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a fabulous film, really worth going to see. The acting was superb and it was beautifully shot. I thought the main storyline was great, to me it was really believable, obviously there were over the top elements to add comedy value, but even in this age there are parents who don't except their children being gay. However, whilst I thought the main story was great I didn't think the side story lines quite melded into the film, the story with the grandmother and Nicolo, and the other with Alba (don't want to give away too much, for me didn't quite work. I also think the story with the brother could have been explored more throughly. This film is well worth a couple of hours of your time, despite the ending I still came out smiling. For those of you who aren't too keen on gay scenes there is only one kiss in this film. This film is more about family, expectations and how we all strive not to disappoint our parents. Don't miss it.


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