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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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Giuseppe Piccioni

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Umberto Contarello (screenplay), Umberto Contarello (story) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Luigi Lo Cascio ... Antonio
Sandra Ceccarelli ... Maria
Silvio Orlando ... Saverio Donati
Barbara Valente Barbara Valente ... Lisa
Toni Bertorelli Toni Bertorelli ... Mario
Mauro Marino Mauro Marino ... Franco
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raffaele Barillaro Raffaele Barillaro ... Raffaele
Massimo Gaudioso Massimo Gaudioso ... Il Viaggiatore
Isabella Martelli Isabella Martelli ... Social assistant
Roberto Nobile ... Client
Silvano Piccardi Silvano Piccardi ... Wife's Client
Valeria Sabel Valeria Sabel ... Old Woman
Lucio Vinciarelli Lucio Vinciarelli
Mirza Zeljo Mirza Zeljo ... Tariq
Riccardo Zinna 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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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

17 January 2003 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Light of My Eyes See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great movie, notwithstanding the official critics
9 September 2001 | by zimaderSee all my reviews

Despite being highly criticised by movie critics at Venice Festival, it's a great movie. True and touching. Sandra Ceccarelli is only wonderful, as Silvio Orlando in a minor role.

If you have a chance, give it a look!.


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