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Toxic Love (1983)

Amore tossico (original title)
The alienating and repetitive life of a group of heroin junkies in the 1980s Rome.

Director:

Claudio Caligari
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Cast

Cast overview:
Cesare Ferretti Cesare Ferretti ... Cesare
Michela Mioni Michela Mioni ... Michela
Enzo Di Benedetto Enzo Di Benedetto ... Enzo
Roberto Stani Roberto Stani ... Ciopper
Clara Memoria Clara Memoria ... Teresa
Dario Trombetta Dario Trombetta ... Protettore
Loredana Ferrara Loredana Ferrara ... Loredana
Mario Afeltra Mario Afeltra ... Mario, the pusher
Fernando Arcangeli Fernando Arcangeli ... Debora
Mario Caiazzi Mario Caiazzi ... Ciccione
Silvia Starita Silvia Starita ... Psicologa
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The alienating and repetitive life of a group of heroin junkies in the 1980s Rome.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

September 1983 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Eroina See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Iter International See more »
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Per Elisa
Written by Franco Battiato, Giusto Pio and Alice
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heroin from a "toxic" point of view
27 August 1999 | by octopus-4See all my reviews

In the early 80's, a realistic view of heroin world with non-professional actors. No messages, no moralistic comments, only the true life in Rome's suburbs. The main actor, Cesare Ferretti, died of AIDS in 1986.


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