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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 - 1971-1981
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Anna Nigiotti in Michelucci - 2009
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Claudia Pandolfi ...
Valeria Michelucci - 2009
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Valeria Michelucci - 1981
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Bruno Michelucci - 1981
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Emanuele Barresi ...
Roberto Lenzi
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Avvocato Cenerini
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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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Italy's official submission to the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards. See more »

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References La moglie del prete (1970) See more »

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L'eternità
Written by Giancarlo Bigazzi and Claudio Cavallaro
Performed by Camaleonti
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Italian cinema returns to tell the life
29 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Paolo Virzi, the last heir of Italian comedy recounts the resentment of a child for a mother too generous, the ambitions of a great little woman in Italy in the sixties, the Italian province full of prejudices, the disease as an instrument of reconciliation. Between past and present, helped by a splendid cast including Stefania Sandrelli (muse of Pietro Germi and Bernardo Bertolucci, Ettore Scola return in a leading role with all his talent as an actress animal). Paolo Virzi signs his best movie, a film that makes you cry and laugh at the same time, a film that remains in the heart... Paolo Virzi, the last heir of Italian comedy recounts the resentment of a child for a mother too generous, the ambitions of a great little woman in Italy in the sixties, the Italian province full of prejudices, the disease as an instrument of reconciliation. Between past and present, helped by a splendid cast including Stefania Sandrelli (muse of Pietro Germi and Bernardo Bertolucci, Ettore Scola return in a leading role with all his talent as an actress animal). Paolo Virzi signs his best movie, a film that makes you cry and laugh at the same time, a film that remains in the heart...


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