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Italian for Beginners (Italiensk for begyndere) (2000)

Italian for Beginners
6.9 Rating
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7.1 IMDB rating
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Peter Gantzler Peter Gantzler
Jørgen Mortensen
Lars Kaalund Lars Kaalund
Karen-Lise Mynster Karen-Lise Mynster
Kirsten, the real estate dealer
Rikke Wölck Rikke Wölck
Lise, the nurse

Written by
Maeve Binchy Maeve Binchy
based on her novel Evening Class
Lone Scherfig Lone Scherfig


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Italian for Beginners: Romance for the Jaded

9 years, 6 months ago at Oct 4 1:00
I've seen a handful of Dogme 95 movies and most (if not all) deal with rather weighty topics and are definitely not mainstream movies. 'Italian for Beginners' is listed as Dogme 12 in the list of Dogme movies. It's basically a gentle romantic comedy about a group of people who join an Italian language class in a Danish village. It is easily the most conventional movie I've seen from this group in ... read more

A good movie

6 years, 8 months ago at Aug 2 9:02
I remember it very well, in the mid-90’s, Lars von Trier and Thomas Vinterberg started the Dogme movement. Right from the start, I thought it was quite a fascinating concept and I tried to watch most of these movies when they were released in the movie theater at the time. Anyway, from all these experimental features, this one was maybe the most original one. Indeed, most of the Dogme features w... read more
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Italian for Beginners, a Danish romantic comedy directed by Lone Scherfig, provides a soul-satisfying anatomy of the different shades of loneliness and the universal yearning for love and connection.
Release date: 10 May 2002
UPC: 786936180961
Tags: Comedy (3), Denmark (3), Danish (3), Romance (3), Italian (3), 2000s (2), Loneliness (2), Relationships (2), Death (2), Church (2), Italian Class (1), Venice (1), Italy (1), Pastor (1), Sisters (1), Romantic Comedy (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), *saipal (1), 07 (1), 2000 (1)
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