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Mid-August Lunch (Pranzo di ferragosto) (2008)

Mid-August Lunch
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Valeria De Franciscis Valeria De Franciscis
Madre di Gianni
Marina Cacciotti Marina Cacciotti
Madre di Alfonso
Maria Calì Maria Calì
Maria
Luigi Marchetti Luigi Marchetti
Vichingo
Biagio Ursitti Biagio Ursitti
Petre Rosu Petre Rosu
Barbone


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Simone Riccardini Simone Riccardini
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Una limonata per favore!

7 years, 2 months ago at Mar 31 19:13
O pacato Gianni é um filho dedicado integralmente a sua exigente nonagenária mama. As vésperas do dia da Assunção, em 15 de agosto, na irremediável condição de endividado, ele aceita cuidar da mãe do síndico durante o feriado na intenção de que ele alivie a pressão dos outros condôminos a respeito da dívida de seu aluguel, já acumulada há anos.

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6 years ago at Jun 8 11:18
Delightfully light and charming film focusing on a put-upon middle-aged son, Gianni (the director in a wonderfully nuanced role), and how his life is disrupted one holiday weekend with the arrival of several old ladies to his home.

Narratively, the film only encompasses a small amount of time and limited locations, but there is so much character in every passing second that you beco... read more
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Description: This international smash hit from the makers of Gomorrah is an utterly charming tale of good food, feisty ladies and unlikely friendships during a very Roman holiday. Broke, and armed with only a glass of wine and a wry sense of humor, middle—aged Gianni (director and screenwriter Gianni Di Gregorio) is forced to entertain his 93—year—old mother and three other lively mamas in their ancient apartment during Italy’s biggest summer holiday, Pranzo di Ferragosto. Winner of prizes at international festivals including Best First Film at Venice and the Satyajit Ray Award at London, plus the Golden Snail at the Academy of Food ... (more)
Release date: 5 September 2008
Tags: Rome (3), Italy (3), Italian (2), Family (2), 2000s (2), Food (2), Wine (2), Sort (1), Elderly (1), (1), Mother (1), 2008 (1), Italiani (1)
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