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Questione di cuore (2009)

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Two men strike up a close friendship after suffering a heart attack.


Umberto Contarello (novel), Francesca Archibugi (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Albanese ... Alberto
Kim Rossi Stuart ... Angelo
Micaela Ramazzotti ... Rossana
Francesca Inaudi ... Carla
Andrea Calligari Andrea Calligari ... Airton
Nelsi Xhemalaj Nelsi Xhemalaj ... Perla
Bob Messini Bob Messini ... Ricci
Lucia Batassa Lucia Batassa
Ascanio Celestini Ascanio Celestini
Chiara Noschese Chiara Noschese ... Loredana
Paolo Villaggio ... Renato - film producer
Francesca Antonelli Francesca Antonelli ... Little girl in the bar
Alessia Fugardi ... Commessa
David Gallarello David Gallarello ... Tonino
Laura Giannatiempo Laura Giannatiempo ... Stefania


Two men strike up a close friendship after suffering a heart attack.

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Release Date:

17 April 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Matter of Heart See more »


Box Office


€6,100,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Enjoyable romp between male characters who just want to be useful to their families.
31 December 2013 | by rregarecSee all my reviews

An entertaining enough movie. Wasn't slow. Plenty of character interaction. The characters who interacted are men, which makes this not really a chick flick. Men are likely to enjoy the story as much as women. I'm trying to write this review for the sake of parents, or sensitive people who wonder if this is a filthy foreign film? In the US we have parental guidance ratings, but we rely on online reviews to decide if kids should see it. In this film I do recall about 25% of the conversations between family members were intense/somewhat angry or containing a dirty word. Not much in the way of nudity ... but there was one scene in the hospital of married people attempting to have marital relations. That scene would probably bump the rating in the US from PG-13 to R. Other than that, a teenager would likely be OK watching it. The themes between characters are adult, and probably not terribly entertaining to younger folk. In Summary, worth watching.

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