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To Rome with Love (2012)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 6 July 2012 (USA)
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The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

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Pierluigi Marchionne ...
Traffic Policeman
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Carol
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Corrado Fortuna ...
Rocco
Margherita Vicario ...
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In Rome, the America tourist Hayley meets the local lawyer Michelangelo on the street and soon they fall in love with each other. Hayley's parents, the psychiatrist Phyllis and the retired music producer Jerry, travel to Rome to meet Michelangelo and his parents. When Jerry listens to Michelangelo's father Giancarlo singing opera in the shower, he is convinced that he is a talented opera singer. But there is a problem: Giancarlo can only sing in the shower. The couple Antonio and Milly travel to Rome to meet Antonio's relatives that belong to the high society. Milly goes to the hairdresser while Antonio waits for her in the room. Milly gets lost in Rome and the prostitute Anna mistakenly goes to Antonio's room. Out of the blue, his relatives arrive in the room and they believe Anna is Antonio's wife. Meanwhile the shy Milly meets her favorite actor Luca Salta (Antonio Albanese) and goes to his hotel room "to discuss about movies". One day, the middle-class clerk Leopoldo becomes a ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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6 July 2012 (USA)  »

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Nero Fiddled  »

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Budget:

€17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$361,359 (USA) (22 June 2012)

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$16,684,352 (USA) (9 November 2012)
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To Rome With Love was originally titled "The Bop Decameron", before being changed to "Nero Fiddled" and eventually to "To Rome With Love". Woody Allen changed it when he realized that few people understood the title's loose reference to 'The Decameron", a medieval collection of novellas. See more »

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When Antonio is calling Milly, the call tone is the American call tone. In Italy, when you're calling someone you hear a different call tone. (Not to be confused with the ring tone). See more »

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[first lines]
Traffic Policeman: Sorry, I don't speak English very well. I'm from Roma. My job, as you can see, is to see that the traffic move. I stand up here, an I see everything. All people. I see life. In this city, all is a story.
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References Marley & Me (2008) See more »

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Duetto e Finale
(excerpts from "Pagliacci")
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Fabio Armiliato & Rita Cammarano, Matteo Bonetti, Antonio Taschini, Vinicio Cecere, Chorus & Orchestra
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Not among Allen's greats, but still a lot of fun
9 November 2012 | by (US) – See all my reviews

While not great Woody Allen – it's neither profound, moving nor funny enough for that title, it is quite enjoyable.

The film is made up of four intercut short stories, that share little other than the fact they're set in Rome. Some have fantasy elements, some are more absurdist, others more straightforward character farce.

But somehow, though they don't make much of a logical grouping, the whole thing is lighthearted and fun enough that it seems grumpy to pick on it.

Sure some jokes fall flat and some ideas seem unfulfilled, but a lot of it is wonderfully acted and cleverly written. And at a time when so many comedies are aimed only at 15 year olds, even 2nd tier Woody, simply telling playfully comic tales, is a welcome sight.


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