Alice lives in a beautiful villa. She has a husband who makes a lot of money, a nine-year-old son and three servants who happen to be immigrants. She is superficial, haughty and racist. But...
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Alice lives in a beautiful villa. She has a husband who makes a lot of money, a nine-year-old son and three servants who happen to be immigrants. She is superficial, haughty and racist. But everything changes the day her husband gets killed in an accident: the young woman suddenly finds herself debt-ridden. Forced to leave their magnificent house, she goes to live in a small apartment in a working-class neighborhood. To repay her debts she also has to find work. When she gets to know Eva, a call girl who works in the West End of the town, she follows her example. In parallel, during her free time, Alice meets a certain number of good people in her new area. And she feels closer and closer to one of them called Giulio.Written by
I saw this movie last week in the theater and found it very entertaining. It's a light comedy with many funny moments and remarks. I love Italian cinema but have the impression that Italian movies are a bit slow paced. That was not the case with this movie. I'm aware that it might be subjective, but it has been a while since I have laughed as much watching a movie. I would describe it as a modern existentialist comedy with simple plot and funny characters, which at the same time brings light to some moral and cultural issues in a very profound way. Acting is great with some exceptions and I have to admit that I find Paola Cortellesi very sexy. If you like to spend 90 minutes feeling good and laughing, I would highly recommend this movie.
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