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A Magnificent Haunting (2012)

Magnifica presenza (original title)
The only dream of Pietro is to become a famous actor. 28 year-old Pietro is so obsessed with becoming an actor that he does not mind trying every single way. He comes Rome and starts to ... See full summary »

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Ferzan Ozpetek
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elio Germano ... Pietro
Margherita Buy ... Lea Marni
Vittoria Puccini ... Beatrice Marni
Beppe Fiorello ... Filippo Apollonio (as Giuseppe Fiorello)
Paola Minaccioni Paola Minaccioni ... Maria
Cem Yilmaz ... Yusuf Antep
Andrea Bosca ... Luca Veroli
Claudia Potenza Claudia Potenza ... Elena Masci
Ambrogio Maestri Ambrogio Maestri ... Ambrogio Dardini
Matteo Savino Matteo Savino ... Ivan
Bianca Nappi Bianca Nappi ... Mina
Monica Nappo ... Olga
Massimiliano Gallo ... Dottor Cuccurullo
Giorgio Marchesi Giorgio Marchesi ... Massimo
Gea Martire Gea Martire ... Gea
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The only dream of Pietro is to become a famous actor. 28 year-old Pietro is so obsessed with becoming an actor that he does not mind trying every single way. He comes Rome and starts to work in a bakery. Also, at the same time, he tries to be an actor. At first, he stays with his cousin, Maria , but then he rents a house. Nevertheless, in a short time, something weird happens at the house. As if the furniture moves by itself. Then he realizes that the house was haunted by some ghosts, so with it, the adventure itself begins. Written by Umut Bulurlar

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Turkish | Italian

Release Date:

16 March 2012 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Magnificent Haunting See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,169,068
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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2.39:1
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Soundtracks

Magnifica Presenza
Composed By, Orchestrated By, Directed By Pasquale Catalano
Orchestra Performers: Andrea Esposito, Annamaria Puggioni, Domenico Mancini, Eleonora Ciervo, Francesco Scalzo, Giusy Tufano, Luca Bagagli, Raffaella Viscardi, Renzo Schina
Cello: Marco Pescosolido
Clarinet:Armando Puggioni
Drums: Riccardo Schmitt
Flute: Roberto Natullo
Guitar: Claudio Romano, Domenico De Luca
Oboe: Domenico Rinaldi
Percussion: Gabriele Borrelli
Piano: Fabrizio Romano
Trumpet: Gianfranco Campagnoli
Viola: Luigi Tufano, Violin: Paolo Sasso
© & (P) 2012 Radiofandango Srl
© 2012 GDM Music srl
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Very different from the last Ozpetek's movies!
23 March 2012 | by nicola-orofinoSee all my reviews

A masterpiece of Ferzan Ozpetek that finally, after years, departs from his usual production. The plot is developed in a fun and fluid matter, and it is impossible to be bored or get lost along the way. Also perfect character development, very credible thanks to the extraordinary performances, one of all those of Elio Germano; his close-up in the final scene is an apotheosis. Great mastery of the musicians in recreating a magnificent soundtrack of the years Thirty that it falls within the context perfectly. There is not a flaw in the entire movie except, perhaps, that the ending is almost trivial and I would rather different. All in all a great movie to recommend highly!


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