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Love's Brother (2004)

Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo... See full summary »

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Angelo Donnini
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Zio Luigi
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Guido
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Zia Norma
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Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo, until he finds out what happened. To complicate matters further, when Angelo introduces his brother to Rosetta it's love at first sight Written by Anonymous

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$182,551 (Australia), 2 April 2004, Limited Release
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Features Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »

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La Strada nel bosco
Composed by Cesare A. Bixio (as Cesare Andrea Bixio) and Ermenegildo Rusconi
Written by Nicola Salerno
Performed by Claudio Villa
Licensed from Warner Music Australia Pty Ltd.
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romanzesco italiano non convenzionale
15 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

an unconventional take on an Italian romance story. by no means is this film in the league of titanic for out and out romance, but romance is definitely what this film is about. it becomes obvious that the shy brother is much more comfortable with the other brothers girlfriend, and the confident brother is much more in love with the mail order bride. it has a great feel to it this film, the locations are great, i never thought of Australia to be so picturesque, but this film is set in the 1950's and the attitudes of people are reflected in that, its kind of quaint, a more innocent age than we live in today perhaps? i am glad i got to see this film, i don't think this film would appeal to people who are not romantic, its an interesting yet unconventional love story which i found quite enjoyable.


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