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One Kiss (2016)

Un bacio (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 31 March 2016 (Italy)
The story of three teenager friends not accepted by their peers.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rimau Ritzberger Grillo ...
Lorenzo
Valentina Romani ...
Blu
Leonardo Pazzagli ...
Antonio
...
Madre di Blu
Giorgio Marchesi ...
Padre di Blu
Susy Laude ...
Madre di Lorenzo
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Padre di Lorenzo
Laura Mazzi ...
Madre di Antonio
Sergio Romano ...
Padre di Antonio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Davide Banfi ...
amico di Marco
Sara Bertelà
Eugenio Franceschini ...
Gio
Lisa Galantini
...
Massimo
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The story of three teenager friends not accepted by their peers.

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Surprisingly excellent
8 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

When I first decided to watch this movie, I did so knowing that it could end up being an Italian The Perks of Being a Wallflower. But this film is something entirely different, regardless of how similar some aspects might sound. It tells the story of three teenagers, all rejected from their peers and for different reasons. Blu, a confident, openly sexually active girl. Antonio, who regardless of being a brilliant basketball player is made fun of for being unintelligent. And Lorenzo, an eccentric and openly gay boy. He moves from Turin and into a town that is way to conservative and small for his ambitions.

Regardless of the dance scenes, eccentric clothes and the "cartoonish" edits, this film was quite realistic, and successful in capturing the troubles of teenagers without making it look overly "angsty" or melodramatic. Some of the soundtracks were a bit off, and some scenes could have been avoided completely, but overall a great film. I have no idea why Un Bacio (One kiss) hasn't boomed in the LGBT community yet. It definitely should get more attention.


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