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To Rome with Love (2012)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 6 July 2012 (USA)
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The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

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Giancarlo
Corrado Fortuna ...
Rocco
Margherita Vicario ...
Claudia
Rosa Di Brigida ...
Rosa Di Brigida
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In Rome, the America tourist Hayley meets the local lawyer Michelangelo on the street and soon they fall in love with each other. Hayley's parents, the psychiatrist Phyllis and the retired music producer Jerry, travel to Rome to meet Michelangelo and his parents. When Jerry listens to Michelangelo's father Giancarlo singing opera in the shower, he is convinced that he is a talented opera singer. But there is a problem: Giancarlo can only sing in the shower. The couple Antonio and Milly travel to Rome to meet Antonio's relatives that belong to the high society. Milly goes to the hairdresser while Antonio waits for her in the room. Milly gets lost in Rome and the prostitute Anna mistakenly goes to Antonio's room. Out of the blue, his relatives arrive in the room and they believe Anna is Antonio's wife. Meanwhile the shy Milly meets her favorite actor Luca Salta (Antonio Albanese) and goes to his hotel room "to discuss about movies". One day, the middle-class clerk Leopoldo becomes a ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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6 July 2012 (USA)  »

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Budget:

€17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$361,359 (USA) (22 June 2012)

Gross:

$16,684,352 (USA) (9 November 2012)
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Trivia

The square manhole in which Milly drops her cellphone bears the initials SPQR. This is a Roman Empire symbol. It reads 'Senatus Populusque Romanus' and means 'Senate and people of Rome'. See more »

Goofs

When Antonio is calling Milly, the call tone is the American call tone. In Italy, when you're calling someone you hear a different call tone. (Not to be confused with the ring tone). See more »

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[first lines]
Traffic Policeman: Sorry, I don't speak English very well. I'm from Roma. My job, as you can see, is to see that the traffic move. I stand up here, an I see everything. All people. I see life. In this city, all is a story.
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Arrivederci Roma
Composed by Pietro Garinei, Sandro Giovanni & Renato Rascel
Performed by Steven Bernstein's Neapolitan Orchestra
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A Half Cooked Italian Dish
30 June 2012 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Rome must be one of the most photogenic cities in the world, no matter how you look at it or who is looking. The Rome of Fellini with all its magic corners or Pasolini's Rome with its poetic darkness. Woody Allen's Rome is pure postcard glitter. What a let down. This is Allen's weakest script so far. Seems undecided and downright lazy. The tribute to Fellini's "The White Sheik" verges on theft and the Italian actors delivering their lines in Italian look and sound as participants of a provincial amateur hour. Even Oscar winner Roberto Benigni gives a pale and tired life to a thoroughly underwritten character. Allen himself is very good as is Judy Davis as his wife. But, I wonder what was in the writer/director's mind. I believe that in Allen's filmography from best to worst, To Rome With Love will appear very near the bottom. But, let's not despair, the master is already prepping his next flick.


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