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We All Loved Each Other So Much (1974)

C'eravamo tanto amati (original title)
Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Antonio
... Gianni Perego
... Luciana Zanon
Stefano Satta Flores ... Nicola Palumbo
... Elide Catenacci
... Romolo Catenacci
Mike Bongiorno ... Himself
... Himself
... Himself
Nello Meniconi ... Himself
Guidarino Guidi ... Himself
Pierluigi ... Himself
Alfonso Crudele ... Edoardo
Isa Barzizza ... Elena
... Gabriella
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Gianni, Nicola and Antonio become close friends in 1944 while fighting the Nazis. After the end of the war, full of illusions, they settle down. The movie is a the story of the life of these three idealists and how they deal with the inevitable disillusionments of life. Written by Yepok

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A many splendored thing.

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23 May 1977 (USA)  »

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Features a recreation of the famous Trevi Fountain sequence in La Dolce Vita, with Federico Fellini and Marcello Mastroianni playing themselves, and Stefania Sandrelli playing a bit part. See more »

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Nicola Palumbo: [defending Bicycle Thieves] Mr. Superintendent, the film we saw tonight was... stupendous! Let me talk, let me talk. Through this garbage and this crap, yes sir, we recognise the true enemies of the proletariat: namely, the false defenders of grace, of poetry, of beauty and all the other hypocritical values of your bourgeois culture.
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References Bicycle Thieves (1948) See more »

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E io ero Sandokan
Written by Armando Trovajoli
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we loved each other and we loved cinema
30 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a beautiful film about friendship and nostalgia, but above all about loving cinema. To me, this film defines "cinephilia". Cinema and the protagonists' lives are cleverly interwoven. The fleeting images of film, capturing a moment and then disappearing, only to linger in the memory, can be seen as a metaphor for the past that can not be recaptured, a past when we were young and happy and confident and the world was ours. When the credits roll, I feel this strange mixture of happiness and sadness. Oh, how I wish...


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