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Pupi Avati

Il Cuore altrove (A Heart Elsewhere)

Edition 2003
103' - 2003 - Drama, Comedy, Romance - Dialogue: Italian
Director: Pupi Avati Composer: Riz Ortolani With: Neri Marcoré, Vanessa Incontrada, Giancarlo Giannini, Anna Longhi
Nello Balocchi, 35, a shy and clumsy teacher of Greek and Latin, is sent by his father - a pragmatic businessman and womanizer who happens to be the Pope's trailer - to teach at high school in Bologna in the hope that living in such an emancipated city will allow him to find a wife at last, thus giving the family its eagerly awaited heir. On reaching Bologna, Nello goes to live in a pension run by Arabella where he shares a room with a Neapolitan barber, thanks to whose advice he gradually gets to know the fairer sex. While he discovers that he has a great telent for teaching, the search for a soul mate is unsuccessful. Until the day he finds himself at a tea dance in a home for blind women, by chance or sent there by Providence. There Nello meets a "femme fatale", Angela Gardini, the most beautiful an open-minded young woman in all Bologna, who turns his life upside down...

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Pupi Avati


Riz Ortolani


Neri Marcoré, Vanessa Incontrada, Giancarlo Giannini, Anna Longhi


Pupi Avati

Director of Photography

Pasquale Rachini


Amedeo Salfa


Antonio Avati

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