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Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooter, cruising with his friend... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nanni Moretti ... Himself
Giovanna Bozzolo Giovanna Bozzolo ... Actor in Italian Film
Sebastiano Nardone Sebastiano Nardone ... Actor in Italian Film
Antonio Petrocelli Antonio Petrocelli ... Actor in Italian Film
Giulio Base ... Car Driver
Italo Spinelli Italo Spinelli ... On the Wall at Spinaceto
Carlo Mazzacurati ... Film Critic
Jennifer Beals ... Herself
Alexandre Rockwell Alexandre Rockwell ... Himself
Renato Carpentieri ... Gerardo
Raffaella Lebboroni Raffaella Lebboroni ... First Salina Couple
Marco Paolini Marco Paolini ... First Salina Couple
Claudia Della Seta Claudia Della Seta ... Second Salina Couple
Lorenzo Alessandri Lorenzo Alessandri ... Second Salina Couple
Antonio Neiwiller Antonio Neiwiller ... The Mayor of Stromboli
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Storyline

Nanni Moretti directs himself playing himself in this wry look at life. Presented in three chapters, Moretti uses the experiences of traveling on his motor-scooter, cruising with his friend around a set of remote islands in search of peace to finish his new film and consulting doctor after doctor to cure his annoying rash to cast a humorous look at his life and those around him. Written by James Hastie <jdh1000@cus.cam.ac.uk>

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Italy | France

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Italian | English | Mandarin

Release Date:

30 September 1994 (USA) See more »

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Journal intime See more »

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$472,598
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

Goofs

Nanni and Gerardo are welcomed to Stromboli by the mayor of the island. Actually, Stromboli does not have any mayor, as it is part of the municipal authority of Lipari, which includes all Aeolian Islands except Salina. See more »

Quotes

Nanni Moretti: If it depends on me, I'm sure I won't make it.
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Journey in a diary.
12 February 2003 | by mifunesamuraiSee all my reviews

Nanni Moretti turns the camera on himself as he explores his hang-ups and obsessions via three chapters. The first chapter has him take us - the audience - for a humorous journey on his vespa, admiring the beauty and ugliness of suburban Rome. His next journey is through the Islands, searching for solitude to write a script. An hilarious chapter that saves the film, because by the third part we have had enough of Moretti. But we still thank him for taking us through his diary.


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