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Nine (2009)

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Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Guido Contini
Sandro Dori ... Studio Superintendent
... Claudia
... Luisa Contini
... Carla
... Lilli
... Mamma
... Stephanie
... Saraghina
... Dante
... Fausto
... Pierpaolo
... Jaconelli
... Benito
Romina Carancini ... Production Assistant / Female Dancer
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Storyline

Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor. With only a week left before shooting begins, he desperately searches for answers and inspiration from his wife, his mistress, his muse, and his mother. As his chaotic profession steadily destroys his personal life, Guido must find a balance between creating art and succumbing to its obsessive demands. Written by The Massie Twins

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This Holiday Season, Be Italian

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and smoking | See all certifications »

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25 December 2009 (USA)  »

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Untitled Rob Marshall Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£44,443 (United Kingdom), 20 December 2009, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$257,232, 20 December 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$19,664,021, 7 March 2010
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Trivia

This is one of four movies released in 2009 which used the number nine in its title. The other three are 9 (2009), $9.99 (2008) and District 9 (2009). See more »

Quotes

Carla: [from trailer] I'll be waiting for you, with my legs open.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.138 (2011) See more »

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Be Italian
Written by Maury Yeston
Performed by Fergie
Fergie appears courtesy of will.i.am music / A&M Records
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hold on to me, mama..
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Nine

A bold risk to create a character driven feature in a musical genre and although the makers fails to pull it off as anticipated the hard work that went behind it is surely visible and plausible. As all Rob Marshall's feature consists, it too scores majestically on all musical numbers; from production design to art design and from choreography to all the beats. And the performance objective is relied upon Daniel Day Lewis who carries it off easily with the help of a great supporting cast like Penelope Cruz, Marion Cotillard and Judi Dench. Nine is easily adequate up till the musical genre is considered but as soon as the vision gets wide, it fails on craft due to a loosely placed script.


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