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Light of My Eyes (2001)

Luce dei miei occhi (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 17 January 2003 (Denmark)
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Antonio is a lonely man who works as a driver of luxury cars. Outside of his work, he spends his time reading science fiction novels, and, especially by night, driving through the streets ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Antonio
... Maria
... Saverio Donati
Barbara Valente ... Lisa
Toni Bertorelli ... Mario
Mauro Marino ... Franco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raffaele Barillaro ... Raffaele
Massimo Gaudioso ... Il Viaggiatore
Isabella Martelli ... Social assistant
... Client
Silvano Piccardi ... Wife's Client
Valeria Sabel ... Old Woman
Lucio Vinciarelli
Mirza Zeljo ... Tariq
Riccardo Zinna ... Lucio
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Antonio is a lonely man who works as a driver of luxury cars. Outside of his work, he spends his time reading science fiction novels, and, especially by night, driving through the streets of the city. One night he meets Maria, a lonely woman, and her daughter Lisa. He manages to enter in their life, and starts to take care of them. He discovers that Maria owes a lot of money to an usurer, and starts to pay her debts, but without letting her know of this. He dedicates with total abnegation to Maria, up to the point of losing his job, but she seems to remain indifferent to his love. Until... Written by Pasquale Foggia

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A wonderful movie about loneliness...
12 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a wonderful, successful attempt to describe loneliness. The whole movie is pervaded by a melancholic atmosphere of sadness and desolation, contributed to by even the smallest details.

If you like action, if you consider silence just boring, if you want a frantic-paced story that does not give you the time to reflect, this movie is definitely not for you.

But if you are looking for poetry, you will really love this movie. I do.


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