jueves, 13 de octubre de 2011
Dos de los más grandes actores de todos los tiempos, el italiano Marcello Mastroianni y el estadounidense Jack Lemmon, se unen por primera vez en una comedia dramática que emociona en diferentes momentos. Reflexiona sobre la amistad, con momentos intensos y un final excelente.
Robert Traven, a dyspeptic, edgy American businessman, arrives in Naples and is received by a friendly but officious local company representative. Exhausted by the pressures and inconveniences of a long flight, he is looking forward to rest and relaxation in his hotel room when he is visited by buoyant and upbeat Antonio Jassiello, a clerk in a bank record room, who is surprised when his old friend from the War does not recognize him. The annoyed and exhausted Traven feels he's being scammed, and the two part of bad terms. Jassiell does leave a photo of Traven and his sister taken 40 years earlier, and the time and the setting seen to stir Traven's memory, so he seeks out Antonio to apologize. Jassiello brings him back home to renew acquaintances with his family including his sister, now married and middle-aged. Not the least bit jealous, the husband is friendly and outgoing. Traven soon discovers why he has not faded from their memories as they from his...
Intérpretes: Jack Lemmon, Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi, Maria Luisa Santella, Patrizia Sacchi, Bruno Esposito, Orsetta Gregoretti
Guión: Ruggero Maccari, Furio Scarpelli
Música: Armando Trovajoli
Fotografía: Claudio Ragona
Título Original: Maccheroni
Duración: 104 min.
Género: Comedia, Drama