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Remember Me, My Love (2003)

Ricordati di me (original title)
In the dysfunctional Italian middle-class family Ristuccia, the middle-aged executive Carlo has a stalled life without passion, bored in his work and having a monotonous life with his wife ... See full summary »

Director:

Gabriele Muccino

Writers:

Gabriele Muccino (story), Gabriele Muccino (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
8 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabrizio Bentivoglio ... Carlo Ristuccia
Laura Morante ... Giulia Ristuccia
Nicoletta Romanoff ... Valentina Ristuccia
Monica Bellucci ... Alessia
Silvio Muccino ... Paolo Ristuccia
Gabriele Lavia ... Alfredo
Enrico Silvestrin Enrico Silvestrin ... Stefano Manni
Silvia Cohen Silvia Cohen ... Elena
Alberto Gimignani Alberto Gimignani ... Riccardo
Andrea Sama Andrea Sama ... Matteo
Amanda Sandrelli Amanda Sandrelli ... Louise
Blas Roca-Rey Blas Roca-Rey ... Matt
Riccardo Zinna Riccardo Zinna ... Benedetto
Pietro Taricone Pietro Taricone ... Paolo Tucci
Giulia Michelini Giulia Michelini ... Ilaria
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In the dysfunctional Italian middle-class family Ristuccia, the middle-aged executive Carlo has a stalled life without passion, bored in his work and having a monotonous life with his wife Giulia. Giulia is a frustrated and hysterical woman because she gave up of being an actress in her youth to dedicate to the family. Their needy son Paolo feels lost and rejected, trying to find who he is and flirting with a schoolmate. Their seventeen years old daughter Valentina is decided to work in a television show, and is fighting to have an audition. When Carlo meets his former sweetheart Alessia in a class reunion, they confess to each other that their marriages are in crisis and both feel passion arising again. Meanwhile Giulia is invited to an audition in a stage production and to participate of a play. Paolo tries to make friends using marijuana in his birthday party, and Valentina has sex with different guys trying to be a dancer of the famous TV show 'Ali Babbi'. Their relationships ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Some loves are never forgotten

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality and teen drug use | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Paolo Ristuccia: Tell me the truth Valentina, what do you think of me? What am I like from the outside?
Valentina Ristuccia: You know what I think about you.
Paolo Ristuccia: Tell me anyway.
Valentina Ristuccia: I think you're clueless and inexpressive, when you talk it sounds like you've got a rag in you mouth and people can't understand a f**k, you don't shower and you dress like a communist loser when the world goes in the opposite direction. This is what I think.
Paolo Ristuccia: Anything else?
Valentina Ristuccia: No, that's enough.
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A Tale of Passion, Frustration and Dreams
23 April 2007 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In the dysfunctional Italian middle-class family Ristuccia, the middle-aged executive Carlo (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) has a stalled life without passion, bored in his work and having a monotonous life with his wife Giulia (Laura Morante). Giulia is a frustrated and hysterical woman because she gave up of being an actress in her youth to dedicate to the family. Their needy son Paolo (Silvio Muccino) feels lost and rejected, trying to find who he is and flirting with a schoolmate. Their seventeen years old daughter Valentina (Nicoletta Romanoff) is decided to work in a television show, and is fighting to have an audition. When Carlo meets his former sweetheart Alessia (Monica Bellucci) in a class reunion, they confess to each other that their marriages are in crisis and both feel passion arising again. Meanwhile Giulia is invited to an audition in a stage production and to participate of a play. Paolo tries to make friends using marijuana in his birthday party, and Valentina has sex with different guys trying to be a dancer of the famous TV show 'Ali Babbi'. Their relationships change when Carlo has an accident.

Two years ago, I saw "L'Ultimo Bacio" on DVD, a beautiful and delightful movie about relationship in different phases of life directed by Gabriele Muccino. I was impressed with this director, and recently it was released "Recordati di me" on DVD in Brazil. I have just watched and it is amazing the sensibility of this director with the dynamics and feelings of a family, presenting a tale of passion, frustration and dreams. The realistic relationships between the members of this common middle-class family is disclosed though the lost dreams and passions of the parents, and the dreams and aspirations of their son and daughter. The cast is amazing, with a sensational Laura Morante, the stunning Monica Bellucci, the sexy Nicoletta Romanoff and the impressive Fabrizio Bentivoglio and Silvio Muccino, all of them perfect in their respective roles. This movie is recommended for those viewers that want to see a realistic, full of sentiments and never corny dramatic tale. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "No Limite das Emoções" ("In the Limit of the Emotions")


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Language:

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Release Date:

14 February 2003 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,378, 5 September 2004

Gross USA:

$227,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,909,601
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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