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The Goodbye Kiss (2006)

Arrivederci amore, ciao (original title)
Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle... See full summary »

Director:

Michele Soavi

Writers:

Massimo Carlotto (novel), Lorenzo Favella (story) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alessio Boni ... Giorgio
Michele Placido ... Anedda
Isabella Ferrari ... Flora
Alina Nedelea ... Roberta
Carlo Cecchi Carlo Cecchi ... Avv. Brianese
Antonello Fassari ... Sergio
Marjo Berasategui Marjo Berasategui ... Francisca
Riccardo Zinna Riccardo Zinna ... Vesuviano
Alessio Caruso Alessio Caruso ... Gayetano
Max Mazzotta Max Mazzotta ... Ciccio Formaggio
Gentiano Hazizi Gentiano Hazizi ... Romo (as Gentian Hazizi)
Kai Portman ... Tonci
Marco Mattioli Marco Mattioli ... Javier (as Marcos Mattioli)
Amandio Pinheiro Amandio Pinheiro ... Pepe
Emanuela Galliussi ... Laura
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Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a comfortable bourgeois life in his native country. Thanks to Anedda, a corrupt police inspector, and after giving away former comrades, he obtains a reduced jail sentence. Once released from prison he obsessively pursues his dream of becoming a "respectable" citizen, even if the way to it is paved with larceny, pimping, drug-dealing, rape, heist and murder... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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La notte
(1963)
Written and Performed by Salvatore Adamo
Courtesy of EMI Music Italy Spa
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Wow
30 October 2020 | by edoardonadaSee all my reviews

Probably one of the best Italian movies of the 2000s, I really can't understand the people who didn't appreciate it


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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian | Spanish | French | Croatian

Release Date:

24 February 2006 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Latina, Lazio, Italy See more »

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Budget:

EUR4,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$817,569
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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