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The Best Day of My Life (2002)

Il più bel giorno della mia vita (original title)
The lively goings-on of a modern family seen through the eyes of a young girl just about to receive her first Communion.

Director:

Cristina Comencini

Writers:

Giulia Calenda, Cristina Comencini (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Virna Lisi ... Irene
Margherita Buy ... Sara
Sandra Ceccarelli ... Rita
Luigi Lo Cascio ... Claudio
Marco Baliani Marco Baliani ... Carlo
Marco Quaglia ... Luca
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Davide (as Jean Hugues Anglade)
Ricky Tognazzi ... Sandro Berardi
Francesco Scianna ... Marco
Maria Luisa De Crescenzo Maria Luisa De Crescenzo ... Chiara
Gabriella Barbuti Gabriella Barbuti ... Ruolo complementare
Barbara Blanc Barbara Blanc ... Ruolo complementare (as Barbara Blank)
Clarita Bollettini Clarita Bollettini ... Ruolo complementare
Gaia Conforzi Gaia Conforzi ... Ruolo complementare
Larisa Filippova Larisa Filippova ... Ruolo complementare
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The lively goings-on of a modern family seen through the eyes of a young girl just about to receive her first Communion.

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A poetic film
16 October 2002 | by agyanezSee all my reviews

This really poetic film tells the story of an italian family. It is the story of a grandmother, Irene, her two daughters, Rita and Sara and her son, Claudio. Sara is a woman who is not able to trust of any man and she is always worry for her son. Rita, who has two daughters, is living the end of her marriage and is in love with a veterinary surgeon. Claudio is a gay and he doesn't try to manage this fact in a good way. At the beginning the relationship inside this family are very formal, everyone tries to hide his deep feelings but, little by little, the impossibility to live a daily life behind a mask determines a change in the behaviour of all protagonists. However this change is not without suffering. Irene herself, who at a first glance seems to be a woman without uncertainty and always tried to give serenity to all his family, suddendly realizes that her life was full of masks too and that suffering and uncertainty are elements of every life.


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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

12 April 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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$2,897,130
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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