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To Rome with Love (2012)

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The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

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Woody Allen

Writer:

Woody Allen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierluigi Marchionne Pierluigi Marchionne ... Traffic Policeman
Flavio Parenti ... Michelangelo
Alison Pill ... Hayley
Alessandro Tiberi ... Antonio
Alessandra Mastronardi ... Milly
Alec Baldwin ... John
Carol Alt ... Carol
David Pasquesi ... Tim
Lynn Swanson ... Ellen
Roberto Benigni ... Leopoldo
Monica Nappo ... Sofia
Fabio Armiliato ... Giancarlo
Corrado Fortuna Corrado Fortuna ... Rocco
Margherita Vicario Margherita Vicario ... Claudia
Rosa Di Brigida Rosa Di Brigida ... Mariangela
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Storyline

In Rome, the America tourist Hayley meets the local lawyer Michelangelo on the street and soon they fall in love with each other. Hayley's parents, the psychiatrist Phyllis and the retired music producer Jerry, travel to Rome to meet Michelangelo and his parents. When Jerry listens to Michelangelo's father Giancarlo singing opera in the shower, he is convinced that he is a talented opera singer. But there is a problem: Giancarlo can only sing in the shower. The couple Antonio and Milly travel to Rome to meet Antonio's relatives that belong to the high society. Milly goes to the hairdresser while Antonio waits for her in the room. Milly gets lost in Rome and the prostitute Anna mistakenly goes to Antonio's room. Out of the blue, his relatives arrive in the room and they believe Anna is Antonio's wife. Meanwhile the shy Milly meets her favorite actor Luca Salta (Antonio Albanese) and goes to his hotel room "to discuss about movies". One day, the middle-class clerk Leopoldo becomes a ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Italy | Spain

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

6 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nero Fiddled See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€2,806,187 (Italy), 22 April 2012, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$361,359, 24 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$16,685,867

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,244,881
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Robert Pattinson auditioned for a role. See more »

Goofs

When Leopoldo arrives at his house as he is being pursued by the media, he fumbles to get his key into the lock of his front door unsuccessfully. The door opens anyway and he enters his home. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Traffic Policeman: Sorry, I don't speak English very well. I'm from Roma. My job, as you can see, is to see that the traffic move. I stand up here, an I see everything. All people. I see life. In this city, all is a story.
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Connections

References The Fountainhead (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Nessun dorma
from "Turandot"
Written by Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni
Performed by Fabio Armiliato
Accompanied on the piano by Sergio La Stella
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Not among Allen's greats, but still a lot of fun
9 November 2012 | by runamokprodsSee all my reviews

While not great Woody Allen – it's neither profound, moving nor funny enough for that title, it is quite enjoyable.

The film is made up of four intercut short stories, that share little other than the fact they're set in Rome. Some have fantasy elements, some are more absurdist, others more straightforward character farce.

But somehow, though they don't make much of a logical grouping, the whole thing is lighthearted and fun enough that it seems grumpy to pick on it.

Sure some jokes fall flat and some ideas seem unfulfilled, but a lot of it is wonderfully acted and cleverly written. And at a time when so many comedies are aimed only at 15 year olds, even 2nd tier Woody, simply telling playfully comic tales, is a welcome sight.


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