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Angelo My Love (1983)

Step into the world of gypsy life. Come meet Angelo and his family. See the gypsy court system. A gypsy wedding where a boy's family pays for his wife. Come see the gypsy lifestyle, how they live, how they love family.

Director:

Robert Duvall

Writer:

Robert Duvall
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Angelo Evans Angelo Evans ... Self
Michael Evans Michael Evans ... Self
Ruthie Evans Ruthie Evans ... Self
Tony Evans Tony Evans ... Self
Debbie Evans Debbie Evans ... Self
Steve Tsigonoff Steve Tsigonoff ... Self
Millie Tsigonoff Millie Tsigonoff ... Self
Frankie Williams Frankie Williams ... Self
George Nicholas George Nicholas ... Self
Katerina Ribraka Katerina Ribraka ... Patricia
Timothy Phillips Timothy Phillips ... School Teacher
Lachlan Youngs Lachlan Youngs ... Student Reporter
Jennifer Youngs Jennifer Youngs ... Student Reader
Louis Garcia Louis Garcia ... Hispanic Student
Margaret Millan Gonzalez Margaret Millan Gonzalez ... Old Woman
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Angelo My Love delves into the little understood and fascinating world of New York gypsies. Using real gypsies playing fictional versions of themselves. This critically acclaimed film explores the lifestyle, rites, myths and passions of the tight-knit urban subculture. Twelve year-old Angelo Evans is the street-wise. Charmingly precocious son of a fortune teller. When the boy accuses a sleazy gypsy, Steve "Patalay" Tsigonoff, and his foul-mouthed wife, Millie, of stealing an ancestral ring, he chases them to Canada. Angelo wants the ring for his future bride, Patricia, and nearly disgraces the family to get it back. Along the way, Duvall presents an extraordinary slice of gypsy life, highlighting there music and tribal customs, a wedding and a "kris" - the gypsies' court of justice. His film has a spontaneity and exuberance that make it a one-of-a-kind experience. Written by Linn M

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I'd like you to meet my friend Angelo Evans. I first saw him on a street corner in New York City flirting with a beautiful woman twice his age. I had to tell his story. - ROBERT DUVALL See more »

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Drama

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Trivia

This film was filmed in a "cinema verité" style. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Rocky Top
Music and Lyrics by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant
Sung by Kathy Kitchen
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A movie almost lost in time
26 March 2014 | by ertanasanSee all my reviews

This is one of my lost movies which I had seen 20 years ago, left a good taste enough for not to forget. Finally found it in IMDb by adding a "gypsy" word in my search criteria, thanks to Google...

Angelo, an eight year old gypsy boy, makes the whole movie by himself; but not the "himself" in the movie, I think "himself" in real life. He had no acting experience before and drafted from his native gypsy life just as many other players in the movie...

It is about the boy's enviable living energy and self confidence which he generated to adapt to lives of grown.

Angelo is a brave early grown lovely child. The film's name was translated into Turkish in a phrase as "Lovely Angelo" ("Sevgili Angelo") which I think more convenient in order to express the feeling after seeing it...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1983 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Angelo, pikku ystäväni See more »

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Lordon Limited See more »
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