Movies Set in Pescara

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Bread and Tulips(2000)

3.6/5 (with 117 votes)

An endearing light comedy about a woman who spontaneously becomes a resident of Venice after her family left her begin. While enjoying the wonderful people she meets she achieves a new life and the first time independent of her family.

Omicidio all'italiana(2017)

1h 39min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 193 votes)

To save his crumbling and rapidly-depopulating rural town, its mayor fakes a gruesome murder to attract media attention. His plan initially succeeds, but soon the situation will spiral out of control.

Love Sins(1987)

1h 47min
1.0/5 (with 1 vote)

A biographical feature on the Italian literary giant, Gabriele D'Annunzio. Set in late 19th century Italy and France when the artistic style, Decadentismo, was beginning to take shape, the film focuses on D'Annunzio's life when he was already an established poet and journalist in Rome. A staunch opponent of democracy and commoners, he searches for passion and pleasure among the wealthy and noble. One such noblewoman Elvira Fraternali Leoni, serves as the muse for his first novel - The Pleasure (Il Piacere).

Ski Mistress(1981)

1h 18min | Comedy
2.3/5 (with 2 votes)

Celia Berni is facing the possibility of receiving an inheritance and is forced pretend to be a virtue. But unfortunately her plans may be thwarted by zealous performer, who tries to expose her in any way.

La guerra degli Antò(1999)

1h 30min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 12 votes)

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Directed by Riccardo Milani - With Flavio Pistilli, Regina Orioli, Donatella Raffai, Gianluca Guaitoli

Break Free(2003)

1h 53min
3.1/5 (with 8 votes)

Directed by Gian Tavarelli, Liberi (Break Free) centers on the freckle-faced Vince (Elio Germano), whose life in a Roman mountain village is unfulfilling, to say the least. His father Cenzo (Luigi Maria Burruano) lost his job after a local chemical plant closed; shortly afterward, Cenzo's wife Paola (Anita Zagaria) dumped him for a politician. Fed up, Vince travels to the beach town of Pescara and lands a job as a junior cook at a tourist resort. While there, he falls in love with Genny (Nicole Grimaudo), a waitress plagued by a phobia of traveling. Just as the romance begins to take off, Cenzo appears at Vince's doorstep demanding that his son help him get Paola back. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi.


2h 19min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 1 vote)

Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has the idea of going to a great city. When Maria Grazia is raped by the fascists, Berardo and Antonio decide to leave Fontamara and go to Rome. Here they are swindled by a lawyer and afterwards they are invited by an antifascist to a restaurant where they are arrested by the police because of some subversive papers they had.

Directed by Carlo Lizzani - With Michele Placido, Ida Di Benedetto, Imma Piro, Dino Sarti, Ciccio Busacca, Franco Iavarone, ...

My Darling, My Dearest(1982)

2h | Comedy

Gennarino Laganà is a poor Sicilian who struggles with menial jobs to support his family, while his parents pressure him to seek his fortune in the North. Gennarino would never leave his beloved island if he had not stumbled into a love affair with Donna Egeria, wife of the Mafia boss Don Mimì. To escape certain revenge, he boards a goods train. In a dream, Saint Totino appears to him and promises him protection in exchange for a regulated life. He thus arrives in Milan, where he meets Armida, a woman of the streets, who takes him into her home and makes him her protector and lover. But San Totino appears again to Gennarino and reproaches him for being a kept man: he must work and Armida must change her life.

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