The 2006 Italian Film Festival of St. Louis

March 31-April 15, 2006



Manuale d'amore
(Manual of Love)
Friday, March 31

Buongiorno, notte
(Good Morning, Night)
Saturday, April 1

Il fuggiasco
(The Fugitive)
Friday, April 7

La vita che vorrei
(The Life I Want)
Saturday, April 8

Caterina va in citta'
(Caterina in the Big City)
Friday, April 14

I cento passi
(The Hundred Steps)
Saturday, April 15

All screenings are free and
open to the general public.

Films are subtitled in English.

Manuale d'amore
(Manual of Love)

March, 31
8:00 p.m.

Directed by:
Giovanni Veronesi
Carlo Verdone,
Margherita Buy,
Sergio Rubini,
Luciana Littizzetto,
Silvio Muccino

116 minutes

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2 wins & 10 nominations

  • Best Supporting Actor
    (Carlo Verdone) and
    Best Supporting Actress (Margherita Buy),
    David Donatello
  • Nominated Best Film
    and Best Screenplay,
    David Donatello

"Manual of Love" chronicles the four chapters of love - "Falling in Love," "The Crisis," "The Betrayal," and "The Abandonment."
Tommaso (Silvio Muccino) meets and falls madly in love with the beautiful but completely uninterested Giulia (Jasmine Trinca).
Barbara (Margherita Buy) and Marco (Sergio Rubini) are an older couple losing the spark in their relationship.
Traffic cop Ornella (Luciana Littizzetto) suffers the "betrayal" when learning that her husband has been unfaithful. She overcomes the betrayal with unexpected strength and energy, focused in her fight against a global enemy: man.
Melancholic paediatrician Goffredo (Carlo Verdone) isnít so lucky in trying to win back his wife.
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