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Perfetti sconosciuti (2016)

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Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles.

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Paolo Genovese

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Filippo Bologna (screenplay), Paolo Costella (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Giuseppe Battiston ... Peppe
Anna Foglietta ... Carlotta
Marco Giallini ... Rocco
Edoardo Leo Edoardo Leo ... Cosimo
Valerio Mastandrea ... Lele
Alba Rohrwacher ... Bianca
Kasia Smutniak ... Eva
Benedetta Porcaroli Benedetta Porcaroli ... Sofia
Elisabetta De Palo Elisabetta De Palo ... Nonna
Tommaso Tatafiore Tommaso Tatafiore ... Bruno
Noemi Pagotto Noemi Pagotto ... Rosa
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Storyline

On a warm summer evening, the loving couple of Rocco, a plastic surgeon, and Eva, a therapist, are expecting their good friends to share a pleasant evening over dinner. Everything is in order: The first course is ready, the roast is in the oven, the table is set, and without a doubt, this is going to be a gathering of true friends. Before long, the group will begin the feast; however, in this nice but somewhat ordinary dinner, there's certainly something missing. Perhaps, if everyone placed their mobile phones on the table--and like a dangerous Russian roulette--shared whatever arrived (texts, WhatsApp messages and calls), it would spice things up. Clearly, this uncommon truth-or-dare game has no point among friends who share everything with each other; nevertheless, when the phones start ringing, who will be the one with the sweatiest palms? Written by Nick Riganas

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Each of us has three lives: a public, a private and a secret See more »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

11 February 2016 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Perfectos desconocidos See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€3,325,953 (Italy), 14 February 2016, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$31,470,000, 31 August 2018
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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

Eva remove her earrings and give it to Cosimo, but in the end she still have it. See more »

Quotes

Peppe: Eva, how do you know if you're in love?
Eva: Why are you asking me?
Peppe: You study these things.
Bianca: I'll tell you. If you talk to her for 30 minutes a day, you're in love.
Peppe: What if I talk for 60 minutes?
Carlotta: Then you're madly in love.
Lele: Then you stop talking, which means you're married!
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I Will Survive
Written by Freddie Perren (uncredited) and Dino Fekaris (uncredited)
Performed by Gloria Gaynor
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A great positive sign for the Italian cinema
14 March 2016 | by Andrea BertazzoliSee all my reviews

An incredibly well-written modern chamber play that submit us a really interesting question: What would actually happen if a group of friends that affirm to know each other perfectly puts the smartphones altogether where everyone can hear the calls and read the messages? Yes A big mess

The brilliant starting idea is developed in a wonderful crescendo that transforms rapidly the situation from a nice dinner with old friends into a bloody battleground that reveals the darker secrets.

The movie is both funny and dramatic and so is the bitter-sweet final (wonderful inception tribute).

Great cast, good directing and good cinematography.

Vote: 8.5


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