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La prima cosa bella (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 15 January 2010 (Italy)
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A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

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Bruno Michelucci - 2009
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Anna Nigiotti in Michelucci - 2009
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Il Nesi
Sergio Albelli ...
Mario Michelucci
Claudia Pandolfi ...
Valeria Michelucci - 2009
Fabrizia Sacchi ...
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Valeria Michelucci - 1981
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Bruno Michelucci - 1981
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Zia Leda Nigiotti
Emanuele Barresi ...
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Avvocato Cenerini
Paolo Ruffini ...
Cristiano Cenerini
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A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

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A Mais Bela Das Coisas  »

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€7,788,176 (estimated)
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Italy's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards. See more »


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La prima cosa bella
Written by Mogol, Reverberi and Nicola Di Bari
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a moving movie
25 January 2010 | by See all my reviews

A beautiful and touching movie. The actors are really good - Pandolfi and Mastandrea deliver probably their best performance ever, while the common effort of Stefania Sandrelli and Micaela Rammazzotti depicts a wonderful, unforgettable female lead character, that somehow accomplish the not so easy task of being at the same time down-to-earth and larger-than-life. The story is full of grief and pain, and thanks to the overall great acting performance, those feelings seem so real that they will make you suffer (and cry). At the same time, anyway, the script is full of funny moments that will make you laugh, and laughs will wash away the tears – you know, just like in the real life. Strongly recommended to anybody.


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