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Overview

In this romantic story, a couple (Michel Serrault and Virna Lisi) who have been married for over forty years are forced to separate, one to each of their two children's families, when they can no longer pay the rent on their longtime apartment. Absence, in this case, refreshes their memory of the love they have shared, and they take to meeting one another furtively in hotel rooms for sex and affection. One summer, as each of their daughters families takes them on separate vacations, they have had enough, and elope, finding contentment as lighthouse keepers off the coast of Sicily.

  1. Luigi Comencini

    Director, Writer

  2. Pasquale Festa Campanile

    Novel

  3. Raffaele Festa Campanile

    Writer

  4. Cristina Comencini

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michel Serrault

    Michel Serrault

    Gino

  2. Virna Lisi

    Virna Lisi

    Elvira

  3. Mattia Sbragia

    Mattia Sbragia

    Giorgio

  4. Consuelo Ferrara

    Consuelo Ferrara

    Patrizia

  5. Tiziana Pini

    Tiziana Pini

    Giannina

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Original Title Buon Natale, buon anno

Status Released

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  • November 23, 1989
    Theatrical

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Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 40m

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