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Drifters (2011)

Gli sfiorati (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 2 March 2012 (Italy)
In this taboo drama, Mete must fight against his inappropriate attraction to his 17 year old half sister, who has just moved in to his flat in Rome. (Italian with English subtitles).

Director:

Matteo Rovere

Writers:

Sandro Veronesi (novel), Matteo Rovere (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrea Bosca ... Méte
Miriam Giovanelli Miriam Giovanelli ... Belinda
Claudio Santamaria ... Bruno
Michele Riondino ... Damiano
Asia Argento ... Beatrice Plana
Massimo Popolizio ... Sergio
Aitana Sánchez-Gijón ... Virna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Svetlana Tchernykh Anatolievna Svetlana Tchernykh Anatolievna ... Svetlana
Tonino Andreottola Tonino Andreottola ... Barista
Ettore Belmondo Ettore Belmondo ... Aquirente casa
Lucia Bodenizza Lucia Bodenizza ... Intervistatrice TV
Chiara Brunamonti Chiara Brunamonti
Sara Centola Sara Centola ... Alice
Brigida Della Cioppa Brigida Della Cioppa ... Avvocato
Antonello Cossia Antonello Cossia ... Officiante
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Storyline

For the young Méte, a graphologist fascinated by the psychology hidden behind writing, it's an embarrassing and difficult situation having to take care of his half-sister Belinda, a seventeen-year-old teenager in the balance between everything and nothing, during the second marriage of Méte's father (the only thing the two have in common). To avoid the situation, Méte pretends to be mostly busy with Damiano, a womanizer friend, and Bruno, colleague and separated father. But Méte must eventually face his half-sister, a subject hitherto only grazed.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Follow Me Down
Performed by Unkle
Written by Sleepy Sun, James Lavelle, Pablo Clements, James Griffith
Courtesy of Surrender All Ltd
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Contrary to summary and other reviews these are unrelated people, who are future STEP siblings not "half" siblings
20 April 2019 | by random-70778See all my reviews

I cannot believe that the reviewers seem to be following the erroneous plot summary. The two siblings in this film are not related at all when they "get together." They are age of consent kids of two people who will be getting married. At the time of the getting together they are not related whatsoever, and even after their parents marry, they are just STEP kids, no blood relation whatsoever. One is 17 and one is 19 which is full age of consent in Italy.

This a light-hearted, and at best. average comedy, where the relationship is AWKWARD -- but not anything like incest. For example it would be legal for these two "siblings" to marry in every US state and in every European country as well as Canada or Australia.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

2 March 2012 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Drifters See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,521
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2.35 : 1
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