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Manuale d'amore (2005)

Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

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Credited cast:
... Goffredo
Luciana Littizzetto ... Ornella
... Tommaso
... Marco
... Barbara
... Giulia
... Alberto Marchese
Dino Abbrescia ... Gabriele
Dario Bandiera ... Piero
Luis Molteni ... Goffredo's lawyer
Sabrina Impacciatore ... Luciana
... Livia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elda Alvigini ... Rosanna
Roberto Andreucci ... Ornella's lawyer
Lavinia Biagi ... Miriam
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Four intertwined episodes on the joys and sorrows of love.

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A love story depicting four phases of love chronicled through four episodes enacted by different couples See more »

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Manual of Love  »

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€2,783,084 (Italy), 20 March 2005, Limited Release
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Followed by Manuale d'am3re (2011) See more »

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Noite e Luar
Written by Paolo Buonvino
Performed by Patrizia Laquidara
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Old Stereotypes about Love

A flaw that I feared before watching this movie was stereotypes about love, like men playing tricks on women to conquer them or betrayals with best friends. As a matter of fact the movie is divided into various parts, each one describing a stage of love: falling in love, crisis, betrayal and abandon. The different mini-stories are tied with each other by characters who are somehow related and the end of the movie connects with the beginning as an ideal circle. Despite the same old stories about relationships and developments of love stories, this movie has anyway some good aspects. For example, each actor plays his own repertoire, displaying their qualities in what they do best and for what they're known for. The best sketches, in my opinion,are made by Goffredo, played by Carlo Verdone, and Marco, played by Sergio Rubini, who offer the sense of humor shown in their own movies.


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