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Come Undone (2010)

Cosa voglio di più (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 3 December 2010 (USA)
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One day at a colleague's going away party, Anna meets Domenico, a virile, slightly older chap who's married with two small kids. Passion's flames are rapidly kindled and result in steamy encounters.

Director:

Silvio Soldini

Writers:

Silvio Soldini (story), Doriana Leondeff (story) | 3 more credits »
2 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alba Rohrwacher ... Anna
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Domenico / Miriam's husband
Teresa Saponangelo Teresa Saponangelo ... Miriam / Domenico's wife
Giuseppe Battiston ... Alessio
Fabio Troiano ... Bruno
Monica Nappo ... Chicca
Tatiana Lepore Tatiana Lepore ... Bianca
Sergio Solli Sergio Solli ... Suocero di Domenico / Dominic's father-in-law
Gisella Burinato Gisella Burinato ... Zia / Aunt Ines
Gigio Alberti Gigio Alberti ... Dott. / Dr. Morini
Francesca Capelli Francesca Capelli ... Agnese
Danilo Finoli Danilo Finoli ... Ciro
Martina De Santis Martina De Santis ... Isa
Leonardo Nigro Leonardo Nigro ... Vincenzo
Adriana De Guilmi Adriana De Guilmi ... Madre di Anna
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Anna (Alba Rohrwacher) has everything she thought she could ever need: a respectable career, a caring family, and a loving partner, Alessio. But when she meets Domenico (Pier Francesco Favino), a handsome, married waiter, her neatly ordered world begins to fall apart. They quickly fall into a heated affair, based on secret meetings, stolen caresses, cell phone fights, and endless lies. Anna's increasingly distant behavior goes unnoticed by Alessio, while Domenico's wife becomes steadily more suspicious of her husband. As the two lovers begin to fall deeper under the spell of passion, they are faced with a life-changing choice which neither is entirely prepared to make.

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Drama | Romance

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Passion versus Stability: Too many 'what ifs'
26 February 2011 | by gradyharpSee all my reviews

COME UNDONE ('Cosa voglio di più', the Italian title means 'What More Do I Want') is a very slight film by the well respected director Silvio Soldini ('Bread and Tulips', 'Days and Clouds', etc), a story that seems to get mired in its own passion, unable to transmit a story line that will keep the audience's attention. Perhaps this is due to the 'too many cooks spoil the broth' concept: in addition to Soldini the story and screenplay were nursed by Doriana Leondeff, and Angelo Carbone. The cast is a strong one but the actors are just not given much to develop, leaving the audience with the repeated question 'what if...?'

Anna (Alba Rohrwacher) is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio (Giuseppe Battiston) - a man who longs fro a stable longterm relationship with children, a home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship and takes up with co-worker Domenico (Pierfrancesco Favino) and the two begin a passionate affair. Now it is Anna who is considering a longterm relationship but is thwarted by the fact that Domenico is married to Miriam (Teresa Saponangelo) and has children and doesn't want to leave his wife, instead preferring passionate occasional intervals with Anna in tacky motels. It becomes a struggle of human nature - which is preferable, a stable home life or intermittent moments of passion?

The actors give this film their all and the encounters between Anna and Domenico are incredibly sensuous. The problem lies with the story's lack of resolution or even momentum: it gets stuck in the process of offering a solution for the lovers. It is simply not up to the same standards as Soldini's other works - but those are fairly high standards to reach. Given the film's few flaws it is still a beautiful visual experience.

Grady Harp


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Italian | French

Release Date:

3 December 2010 (USA) See more »

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Milan, Lombardy, Italy See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,030, 5 December 2010

Gross USA:

$10,035

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,101,465
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