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Anna
Carla Signoris ...
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Valeria Bilello ...
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Alice Croci ...
Marta
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Corinna Agustoni ...
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Matteo Bifulco ...
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Debora Zuin ...
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Alessandra Cassinelli ...
Prima moglie Vincenzo
Man Lo ...
Massaggiatrice (as Man Lo Zhang)
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A Half Baked Interesting Idea
29 March 2010 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

A fun idea that needed some extra thought. The lack of cohesion puts in evidence the lack of thought behind it. The actors are fun to watch. Fabrizo Bentivoglio superb, as usual. Diego Abatantuono, funny and human in the most Italian way. Margerita Buy is beautiful and lovely but the idea remains just that, an idea. Some visual surprises plus Simon and Garfunkel makes you wonder what could have been if Salvatores and his co-writer had taken the whole thing as seriously as it deserved rather than standing at the periphery of it all and, it appears, very pleased with themselves. In any case, an attempt at something different in an Italian movie. That gets the extra points for trying, but Mr. Salvatores, that's not nearly enough.


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