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Happy Family (2010)

Ezio is a screenwriter scared by happy endings, who earns his living thanks to an invention of his father. He is going through a creative crisis, until he has a car crash with Anna, who ... See full summary »

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Alessandro Genovesi (play), Alessandro Genovesi (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabio De Luigi Fabio De Luigi ... Ezio
Diego Abatantuono Diego Abatantuono ... Papà di Marta
Fabrizio Bentivoglio ... Vincenzo
Margherita Buy ... Anna
Carla Signoris Carla Signoris ... Mamma di Marta
Gianmaria Biancuzzi Gianmaria Biancuzzi ... Filippo
Valeria Bilello ... Caterina
Alice Croci Alice Croci ... Marta
Corinna Agustoni Corinna Agustoni ... Nonna Anna
Sandra Milo ... Mamma di Ezio
Matteo Bifulco Matteo Bifulco ... Papà a 15 anni
Sara Portaluppi Sara Portaluppi ... Mamma a 16 anni
Debora Zuin Debora Zuin ... Infermiera laboratorio
Alessandra Cassinelli Alessandra Cassinelli ... Prima moglie Vincenzo
Man Lo Man Lo ... Massaggiatrice (as Man Lo Zhang)
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Storyline

Ezio is a screenwriter scared by happy endings, who earns his living thanks to an invention of his father. He is going through a creative crisis, until he has a car crash with Anna, who invites him to dinner. Once there, the stories of several characters get interwoven, triggered by the decision of the 16 year-old Filippo, Anna's son, to get married. Dinner's attendees become the characters of Ezio's new screenplay, but they will try to interfere with his work.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

26 March 2010 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Estranhos Normais See more »

Filming Locations:

Milan, Lombardia, Italy

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$6,128,290
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A Half Baked Interesting Idea
29 March 2010 | by terrygiu2000See 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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