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Sotto una buona stella (2014)

The story about a man who loses his job, his new fiancée and is forced to live with his two children which he never cared about. When everything seems on the verge of falling down, the new girl next door will electrify the house.

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Carlo Verdone
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lorenzo Richelmy ... Niccolò Picchioni
Carlo Verdone ... Federico Picchioni
Paola Cortellesi Paola Cortellesi ... Luisa Tombolini
Tea Falco ... Lia Picchioni
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ... Duilio
Alex Infascelli ... Amedeo
Clotilde Sabatino Clotilde Sabatino
Lorenzo Renzi
Augusto Zucchi Augusto Zucchi ... Imprenditore
Roberto Antonelli Roberto Antonelli ... Padre Luisa
Eleonora Sergio ... Gemma
Guia Zapponi Guia Zapponi ... Margherita
Stefano Ambrogi Stefano Ambrogi ... Organizzatore rassegna
Nadia Kibout ... Elvira
Eugenio Krauss Eugenio Krauss ... Venanzio
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The story about a man who loses his job, his new fiancée and is forced to live with his two children which he never cared about. When everything seems on the verge of falling down, the new girl next door will electrify the house.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 February 2014 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Sous une bonne étoile See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,119,210
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Filmauro See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Sotto una buona stella
Performed by Michele Bravi
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Sotto una Buona Stella: artistic material more adequate to a serial than to a movie.
4 June 2014 | by niutta-enricoSee all my reviews

Carlo Verdone is a very good Italian film maker. He is a prolific author and an excellent actor with innate comic timing: he usually stars in movies he also writes and directs. We owe him many beautiful Italian comedies: 'Io e Mia Sorella' (released in 1987) probably still is his best work.

I do not watch many Italian films and if you are familiar with current Italian offer you will easily understand why. This movie however caught me with its trailer.

Unfortunately, despite the good acting (Carlo Verdone and Paola Cortellesi above all) the overall artistic level is very low: characters are roughly sketched and the audience is asked to believe a poorly inspired sequence of events. Funny moments are rare and of a kind that would fit better in a serial than into a comedy. Even the song ('La mia buona stella') is so bad that it would take balls to perform it in a High School talent show.


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