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Ciao America (2002)

Ciao America

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Having recently earned his college degree, Lorenzo Primavera (Eddie Malavarca) leaves his home in Boston to travel to his family's ancestral homeland in Italy -- as was requested by his late grandfather. Upon arriving, Lorenzo is offered a short-term position as coach for an American-style football team by the team's manager, Giulio Fellini (Maurizio Nichetti). As the young American immerses himself in his new duties, he makes the acquaintance of Paola Angelini (Violante Placido) and the two begin a friendship that quickly blossoms into something more. In between spending time with Paola and working with the team, Lorenzo also begins investigating his own family's history and learns the reason for his grandfather's departure from Italy, as well as why his grandfather never returned to visit. As Lorenzo begins to forge an identity for himself in Italy -- not to mention strong romantic attachments to Paola -- he must eventually decide whether or not to return to the States.more
Rating: R (for language, a scene of sexuality and some drug use)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Joseph A. Ciota
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Runtime:
Bentornato Lorenzo Primavera Ltd.

Cast

Maurizio Nichetti
as Giulio Fellini
Paul Sorvino
as Antonio Primavera
Vittorio Amandola
as Professor Angelini
Michele Bertelli
as Massimo Ferrarese
Violante Placido
as Paola Angelini
Nathaniel Marston
as Skip Cromwell
Umberto Franchini
as Tenente Luca Ruzzi
Anthony DiNanno
as Young Lorenzo
Tiziano Tassan
as Peter Marcucci
Antonio Navarro
as Grandfather Lorenzo
Eddie Malavarca
as Lorenzo Primavera
Anthony DeSando
as Frank Mantovani
Anthony De Sando
as Frank Mantovani
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

Simply too pedestrian.

October 11, 2002
Washington Post
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Lighthearted and often funny.

Full Review… | October 11, 2002
Boston Globe
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