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Saturn in Opposition (2007)

Saturno contro (original title)
Long-time friends: Davide, a successful novelist, lives with Lorenzo, who's everyone's favorite; Antonio and Angelique, married with two children; Neval, a voluble Turk, and her compliant ... See full summary »

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Ferzan Ozpetek
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stefano Accorsi ... Antonio Pontesilli
Margherita Buy ... Angelica Pontesilli
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Davide
Serra Yilmaz Serra Yilmaz ... Neval
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ... Sergio
Ambra Angiolini ... Roberta
Luca Argentero ... Lorenzo Marchetti
Filippo Timi ... Roberto
Michelangelo Tommaso ... Paolo
Milena Vukotic ... Marta, la Capoinfermiera
Luigi Diberti ... Vittorio
Lunetta Savino Lunetta Savino ... Minnie
Isabella Ferrari ... Laura
Benedetta Gargari Benedetta Gargari ... Giulia
Gabriele Paolino Gabriele Paolino ... Marco
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Long-time friends: Davide, a successful novelist, lives with Lorenzo, who's everyone's favorite; Antonio and Angelique, married with two children; Neval, a voluble Turk, and her compliant husband; Sergio, an aging gay man; and, Roberta, beautiful, heavily into drugs. They have secrets: an affair, a business venture. Then, tragedy strikes, and the group pulls together for one of their own, who may not want their intersession. Are there limits to the power of friendship? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Release Date:

23 February 2007 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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€5,500,000 (estimated)
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Sensuous, Sad, Stimulating & Stunning. Bravo, Stefano Accorsi!
25 September 2008 | by olearytkoSee all my reviews

This delicate, moving and absorbing film continues director Ferzan Ozpetek's growth as a great film artist. His movie STEAM possessed a sweet sensuality that was potent and moving. His movie HIS SECRET LIFE is a sexy little masterpiece. It is moving and funny. And, like I said, very sexy.

With SATURN IN OPPOSITION, Ozpetek teams up again with the gorgeous Italian actor Stefano Accorsi. This actor added sensuality to every scene in HIS SECRET LIFE. Stefano continues to bring his amazing heat to SATURN IN OPPOSITION.

This movie is an ensemble piece in every sense of the word. A group of friends are thrown into turmoil when the most beloved member of their group is struck down in his prime. How the friends and lovers and former lovers survive this tragedy is heartwarming and very moving.

If this movie does not get to you then you have no heart. Period.


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