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Lost Love (2003)

Perduto amor (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 16 May 2003 (Italy)
Ettore, a young child in Sicily in the 50's, is surrounded by women and is always surprised by what is happening around him. In Milan a few years later Ettore is once again the center of attention.


Franco Battiato


Franco Battiato (story), Franco Battiato (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »


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Credited cast:
Corrado Fortuna Corrado Fortuna ... Ettore Corvaja
Donatella Finocchiaro ... Mary
Anna Maria Gherardi Anna Maria Gherardi ... Augusta
Lucia Sardo Lucia Sardo ... Nerina
Antonino Bruschetta ... Luigi (as Ninni Bruschetta)
Manlio Sgalambro Manlio Sgalambro ... Martino Alliata
Tiziana Lodato Tiziana Lodato ... La vivace
Gabriele Ferzetti ... Tommaso Pasini
Nicole Grimaudo ... Raffaella
Rada Rassimov ... Clara Pasini
Luca Vitrano Luca Vitrano ... Ettore as a child
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maurizio Arcieri Maurizio Arcieri
Simone Bartolini Simone Bartolini
Angelica Cacciapaglia Angelica Cacciapaglia
Juri Camisasca Juri Camisasca


Ettore, a young child in Sicily in the 50's, is surrounded by women and is always surprised by what is happening around him. In Milan a few years later Ettore is once again the center of attention.

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16 May 2003 (Italy) See more »

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy See more »


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Battiato finds his center of permanent gravity.
1 June 2004 | by piotrtrofimovSee all my reviews

The Italian singer and composer debuts as a director, and a good film this is. In the first and probably best half of the movie, we are in the Fifties in Sicily, and Ettore is a young child who lives surrounded by women and seems to be always surprised of what happens around him; it's Sicily told much, much better than Tornatore ever did, seen through the innocent eyes of Ettore. His eyes are not so innocent anymore when we find him some years later, ready to leave his isle, and finally he is in Milan, where he knows some of the most interesting people in town, both in the literature and the music field. Battiato did also a good job with the actors, in particular with Ettore as a child, while Donatella Finocchiaro is not a surprise anymore, after her equally excellent work in "Angela".

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