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Mambo Italiano ()


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The son of Italian immigrants to Canada struggles to find the best way to reveal to his parents that he's gay.

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Angelo Barberini
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Maria Barberini
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Gino Barberini
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Lina Paventi
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Nino Paventi
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Anna Barberini
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Pina Lunetti
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Peter
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Yolanda / Woman in Airplane / Jolene
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Rosetta
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Giorgio
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Johnny Christofaro
Michel Perron ...
Father Carmignani
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Marco
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Mélanie
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Alicia (gay-line)
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Raymond (gay-line)
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Steve (gay line)
Grace Bush-Vineberg ...
Young Anna (as Grace Bush Vineberg)
Matthew Gagnon ...
Gay Teen
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
Desperate Woman (as Lisa Bronwyn-Moore)
Michael Romano ...
Young Angelo
Stephanie Vecchio ...
Young Maria
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Young Gino (as Stephan Perreault)
Mathieu Major-Langevin ...
Young Nino
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Italian Psychiatrist #1
Giovanna Currabba ...
Italian Psychiatrist #2
Silvio Orvieto ...
Italian Psychiatrist #3
Pierre LeBlanc ...
Italian Psychiatrist #4
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Italian Psychiatrist #5
Penny Mancuso ...
Angelo's Boss / Rosetta's Voice
Gino Riccardo Arcaro ...
Massimo
Paola Pagnotta ...
Massimo's Mother
Marcello Pagnotta ...
Massimo's Father
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Hunky Pilot
Gordon McCall ...
Inebriated Man
Ivana Bombardieri ...
TV Interviewer
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TV Angelo
Lidia Russon ...
TV Maria
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TV Gino
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TV Anna
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Southern Belle
Tony Tortorici ...
Pina's Father
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Anna's Date
Jessica De Marco ...
Italian Woman (as Jessica Di Marco)
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Beautiful Woman
Julie Tamiko Manning ...
Woman (help line)
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Cute Man
Giovanna Carrubba ...
Italian Psychiatrist #2
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Waiter
Rodney Lloyd Anthony Kellman
Fanny Labbe ...
Hotline operator
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Yolanda's Husband
Claudia Tiseo ...
Italian Woman #1
Alan West ...
Boy with frisbee
James Berlingieri ...
Fabio (uncredited)
Johnny Griffin ...
Burglar (uncredited)
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Beer-Bellied Man (uncredited)

Directed by

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Émile Gaudreault

Written by

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Steve Galluccio ... (play)
 
Steve Galluccio ... (screenplay)
 
Émile Gaudreault ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Daniel Louis ... producer
Denise Robert ... producer

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FM Le Sieur

Cinematography by

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Serge Ladouceur

Film Editing by

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Richard Comeau

Editorial Department

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Marie-Hélène Bourget ... assistant on-line editor
Yannick Carrier ... assistant editor / conform & on-line edit
Marc Lussier ... colorist

Casting By

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Lucie Robitaille

Production Design by

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Patricia Christie

Set Decoration by

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Frédérique Bolté

Costume Design by

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Francesca Chamberland

Makeup Department

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Christiane Fattori ... key makeup artist (key makeup artist)
Emilie Gauthier ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Francis Choquette ... unit manager
Hélène Grimard ... production manager (as Hélène Gallizzi)
George Jardon ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Fabrice Barrilliet ... third assistant director
Simon Dugas ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Steve Louis ... graphic designer
Annie Regol ... property master

Sound Department

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Jo Caron ... adr foley recordist (as Jocelyn Caron)
Denys Dufresne ... mixing assistant
Gavin Fernandes ... re-recording mixer / sound
Marie-Claude Gagné ... sound editor / sound
Shaun-Nicholas Gallagher ... foley mixer
Claude La Haye ... sound
Philippe Pelletier ... re-recording mixer
Louis Piche ... boom operator
Bruno Ruffolo ... adr recordist
Jean-Philippe Savard ... sound effects editor
Steve F.B. Smith ... stereo sound consultant: Dolby

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Paul Brassard ... special effects technician
Guillaume Murray ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Patrick Faille ... digital artist
Mario Rachiele ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Martin Williams ... stunt rigger

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sylvain Dupuis ... camera trainee
Patrice Houx ... gaffer
Jan Mark Lapointe ... key grip
Alfonso Maiorana ... b camera operator: main unit
Eric Morin ... first assistant camera: a
Geoffroy St-Hilaire ... steadicam operator

Casting Department

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Mike Migliara ... extras casting
Bruno Rosato ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anie Fisette ... dresser
Maryse Papineau ... assistant wardrobe mistress

Location Management

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Aicha Raihani ... location manager

Music Department

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François Arbour ... score mixer / score recordist
Roger Hewett ... conductor: orchestra

Other crew

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Maggy Belzile ... production accountant
Karim El Fassi ... key set production assistant
Alessandro Gallizzi ... production assistant
Christian Gravel ... HD/film process supervising assistant
Maryse Lesage ... production coordinator
Brian O'Donnell ... production assistant
Denis Proulx ... medic
Paul Rogic ... photo double for mark camacho (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Angelo Barberini is the oddball son of Italian immigrants Gino and Maria, who inadvertently ended up in Canada rather than the States. Angelo shocks his parents by moving out on his own without getting married, and shocks them further still when he reveals that he's gay. But his boyfriend, policeman Nino Paventi isn't as ready to come out of the closet -- especially not to his busybody mother, Lina. Written by Shannon Patrick Sullivan

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Taglines Things change. Family doesn't. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Mambo italiano (Greece)
  • Mambo italijano (Serbia)
  • Matrimonio a la italiana (Mexico)
  • Mambo italiano (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Mambo italiano (Argentina)
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Runtime
  • 88 min
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Budget CAD5,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Both the film and the play (which the film is based upon) are based on Steve Galluccio's own life and experiences. See more »
Goofs When Gino and Maria visit the cemetery, Maria says that her sister was 33 when she died, but the dates on the tombstone are 1960-1987, which would make her 27. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004). See more »
Soundtracks Montreal Italiano See more »
Quotes Angelo: Being gay and Italian is a fate worse than... actually there is no fate worse than being gay and Italian.
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