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Vaniglia e cioccolato (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 11 February 2004 (Italy)
Penelope, a mother of three kids, gets tired by the infidelities of her husband and leaves him. She goes to live at her grandma's house, while he has to take care of the children. His ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Grazia Cucinotta ... Penelope
Alessandro Preziosi Alessandro Preziosi ... Andrea
Joaquín Cortés ... Carlos
Roberta Aliberti Roberta Aliberti ... Young Penelope
Serra Yilmaz Serra Yilmaz ... Grandmother Diomira
Ernesto Mahieux ... Briganti
Daniele Protano Daniele Protano ... Luca
Pamela Saino ... Lucia
Licinia Lentini ... Irene (Penelope's mother)
Leonardo Zanobi Leonardo Zanobi ... Daniele
Alberto Di Stasio Alberto Di Stasio ... Mimì
Fabio Fulco Fabio Fulco ... Oggioni
Pietro Sturniolo Pietro Sturniolo ... Roberto (Lucia's boyfiend)
Massimo Caradonna Massimo Caradonna ... Young Andrea
Brando Taccini Brando Taccini ... Cesare


Penelope, a mother of three kids, gets tired by the infidelities of her husband and leaves him. She goes to live at her grandma's house, while he has to take care of the children. His interest is awakened when he finds love letters held by his wife, indicating a past love affair. She, on the other hand, tries to find her past lover, a Spanish painter, with whom she had a short love affair, only to discover that he is terminally ill. Written by Sophia Canoni

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11 February 2004 (Italy) See more »

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A master piece you have chance to miss !!!
18 June 2008 | by ejderkelebekSee all my reviews

Just a few people wrote on this magnificent film. As a well educated philosopher I can only say about this film. I already said I guess. Magnficant. You want to hear from Baudlierre or From Aragon just in the case of a scene. You want cinematography. Different but soft underlying glorious lyric film. About love & life. This is it. This is the glorious film which manifests the beauty of cinema. And the grabbing of the cinema the hands of life. The setting is great. The story is great. The Music is fabulous. Characters are enormous, perfectly acted. That is a film I wanted to last for 9 hours. This film also gives you that feeling as well. A perfect master piece. Why did so few people commented on that. Find it watch it.

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