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Canone inverso - Making Love (2000)

Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin ... See full summary »

Director:

Ricky Tognazzi

Writers:

Paolo Maurensig (novel), Simona Izzo | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hans Matheson ... Jeno Varga
Mélanie Thierry ... Sophie Levi
Lee Williams ... David Blau
Gabriel Byrne ... The Violinist
Ricky Tognazzi ... Baron Blau
Peter Vaughan ... Old Baron Blau
Nia Roberts Nia Roberts ... Costanza
Adriano Pappalardo Adriano Pappalardo ... Wolf
Andy Luotto Andy Luotto ... Maestro Hischbaum
Mattia Sbragia ... Maestro Weigel
Domiziana Giordano ... Baroness Blau
Andrea Prodan Andrea Prodan ... Karl
Rachel Shelley ... Jeno's Mother
Douglas A. Harrison Douglas A. Harrison
Gregory Harrison
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Storyline

Costanza is drinking a beer in a Prague pub, a summer night in 1968, while a violinist enters and starts playing a "canone inverso" for her. It is not a case, that music and that violin have a story behind that could concern her. It is the love story between Jeno Varga and the music, between Jeno and Sophie. It is also the friendship story with David on the background of WWII and the 'Prague spring' 25 years later. Music and Love the most powerful link that could resist through the time. Written by 1felco

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 2000 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Inverse Canon See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Songs that my mother taught me
Written by Antonín Dvorák
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beautiful
25 June 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...but not more. few great virtues - from photography to few performances, especially Hans Matheson - but the fog of soap opera kills many good points. short, it is unconvincing. one of romantic stories, dramatic, interesting but lost in pink water of a sort of too sweet fairy tale. and only problem remains its potential. sacrificed by director for a sort of easy story for large, large public. the good things - Mr Tognazzi gives chance to live to few scenes who transforms the film in a good memory. sure, a beautiful film. but it could be a real good film. it deserves that.


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