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I'm Crazy About Iris Blond (1996)

Sono pazzo di Iris Blond (original title)
Romeo, a lovelorn Roman musician in his 40s with 20 years since his only hit, consults a fortuneteller who predicts he'll find love and money with a foreign singer named for a flower. In ... See full summary »

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Carlo Verdone
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Cast

Credited cast:
Carlo Verdone ... Romeo Spera
Claudia Gerini ... Iris Blond
Andréa Ferréol ... Marguerite
Nello Mascia Nello Mascia ... Vincenzo Cecere
Nuccia Fumo Nuccia Fumo ... Fortune Teller
Mino Reitano Mino Reitano ... Himself
Didier De Neck Didier De Neck ... Julien
Alain Montoisy Alain Montoisy ... René
Patrice De Mincke Patrice De Mincke ... Daniel
Liesbet Jannes Liesbet Jannes ... Jacqueline
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giovanni Agrò Giovanni Agrò
Francesco Biscione Francesco Biscione
Anna Calato Anna Calato
Oreste D'Ippolito Oreste D'Ippolito ... Tassista
Nadia Dromelet Nadia Dromelet
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Storyline

Romeo, a lovelorn Roman musician in his 40s with 20 years since his only hit, consults a fortuneteller who predicts he'll find love and money with a foreign singer named for a flower. In Brussels he meets Marguerite, an older chanteuse who interprets Jacques Brel and loves her yappy dog. Then, late one night, while binging on burgers, he meets Iris, 25, a waitress, free spirit, poet and singer who sleeps with a new man nearly every night. Romeo falls for her, and, better, he puts her poems to music. They form an act. He moves in with her and pays all the bills. She insists it's business, with no romance. What will happen when an important producer hears them perform? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 December 1996 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Iris Blond See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

ITL 1,059,599,000 (Italy), 13 December 1996

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,303, 16 May 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,303, 16 May 1999
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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amusing, offbeat
20 October 2000 | by Ed-90See all my reviews

Although the film was more risque than I had expected it to be, the leads are quite good; many funny moments. I particularly enjoyed the expressions of the actors--the Belgian, Italian, French manners were quite interesting to see from an American point of view. I recommend this film, although not for the kiddies...


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