Come Undone (Cosa voglio di più) (2010)




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Anna (Alba Rohrwacher) has everything she thought she could ever need: a respectable career, a caring family, and a loving partner, Alessio. But when she meets Domenico (Pier Francesco Favino), a handsome, married waiter, her neatly ordered world begins to fall apart. They quickly fall into a heated affair, based on secret meetings, stolen caresses, cell phone fights, and endless lies. Anna's increasingly distant behavior goes unnoticed by Alessio, while Domenico's wife becomes steadily more suspicious of her husband. As the two lovers begin to fall deeper under the spell of passion, they are faced with a life-changing choice which neither is entirely prepared to make. COME UNDONE is Silvio Soldini's third film to be distributed in the US by Film Movement, which originally released AGATA AND THE STORM in 2006 and DAYS AND CLOUDS in 2009. Long committed to telling an array of intimate stories of private and passionate relationships, in COME UNDONE Solidni explores themes of lust, forbidden desire and infidelity, and their myriad ramifications. In depicting his protagonists' clandestine affair, it was very important to Soldini that, in his words, he "shows very real characters, with problems that we all have, as if they were people that we know, in situations that we all experience." Unlike his previous purely fictional films, COME UNDONE is based on stories that a close friend of the director related to him about her own romantic affairs. -- (C) Film Movement
Art House & International , Comedy , Drama
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Monica Nappo
as Chicca
Sergio Solli
as Le beau-père de Domenico
Gisella Burinato
as Tante Inès
Adriana De Guilmi
as La mère d'Anna
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Critic Reviews for Come Undone (Cosa voglio di più)

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

Soldini brings us vivid characters, and gets all the details right, from the humdrum rhythms of marriage to the unglamorous milieu of working-class Milan.

Full Review… | February 10, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle
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If the movie tells an old story, its unvarnished realism lends it poignancy and depth.

December 3, 2010
New York Times
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The outcome is of little surprise, but to Soldini's credit, the predictability is no hindrance to enjoying "Come Undone."

Full Review… | December 2, 2010
New York Post
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Come Undone ends with less than a proper gut-punch of cumulative effect, but this self-consciously modern movie contains classical pleasures.

Full Review… | November 30, 2010
Village Voice
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Come Undone collapses the façade of emotional connection by highlighting the small erosive moments of deception rather than grandiose melodramatic tirades.

Full Review… | December 18, 2010
Slant Magazine

Mild but absorbing drama about infidelity, passion and deception among some everyday middle-class types in Milan is short on insight but benefits from involving characters, an enveloping urban milieu and inevitable consequences.

Full Review… | December 3, 2010
Film Journal International

Audience Reviews for Come Undone (Cosa voglio di più)

The story of a two lovers who forms a relationship based on cheating from both of their partners. The acting seemed natural but I kept yelling slut as I watched the film, it is unacceptable to try to justify cheating behavior, it's just wrong.

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

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Sad buy VERY sexy movie. The whole movie is in another language but there are subtitles. It's sad because this stuff happens in real life all the time.

Jennifer Torres
Jennifer Torres

A film about the temptations and consequences of infidelity which feels much more real and grounded that would be found in a typical Hollywood treatment. As well presented as it is, though, the movie ultimately fails to deliver a story.

Michael Harbour
Michael Harbour

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