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To Rome With Love Review

After Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen remains in a cheery European mode for another breezy comedy tinged with magical realism. This one's actually four separate stories that are very loosely interwoven as people struggle with the unpredictability of romance and fame. And like Midnight in Paris, it shows off Rome in the most beautiful light imaginable.

Baldwin plays an architect who returns to his student stomping grounds and meets Jack (Eisenberg), who seems to be living his old life, even as he falls for a friend (Page) of his girlfriend (Gerwig). Meanwhile, there's Leopoldo (Benigni), a dull businessman who suddenly becomes a celebrity for no reason he can see, is pursued everywhere by the paparazzi and starts to enjoy the high life. Across town, Jerry and Phyllis (Allen and Davis) arrive to meet the fiance (Parenti) of their daughter (Pill). Then Jerry pushes a future in-law (Armiliato) into becoming the latest opera sensation. Finally, a young couple arrives from the country to start a new life in the city, but the husband (Tiberi) ends up having a farcical day out with a sexy prostitute (Cruz) while the wife (Mastronardi) meets her favourite actor (Albanese).

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To Rome With Love Trailer

Woody Allen takes us on a romp around yet another beautiful European city with his latest film To Rome With Love. Set in one of the most beautiful and romantic cites in the world (unsurprisingly) Rome, the film is broken down into four parts and the tale follows the escapades and relationships of holiday makers and local residents alike, each story individually unravels and gives us a glimpse into their -generally complicated & quirky- lives.

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Video - Woody Allen and Robert Benigni Get Round Of Applause in Rome

Woody Allen and the comedian Roberto Benigni getting a warm round of applause after filming a scene from new movie 'Bop Decameron' in Rome, Italy. Woody and co were shooting in a local barber shop, before greeting fans on the street afterwards.

Allen's last movie, 'Midnight in Paris' opened the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011. The romantic-comedy followed a young engaged couple, played by OWEN WILSON and RACHEL MCADAMS, who travel to the French capital for business

Video - Woody Allen Shoots Bop Decameron On The Streets Of Rome

Woody Allen, the acclaimed American filmmaker, spotted shooting his new movie 'The Bop Decameron' on the streets of Rome. Wearing his trademark spectacles and bucket hat, Woody is seen chatting with actor Robert Benigni and other members of the cast.

The movie, thought to be a contemporary adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio's 'The Decameron', stars Jesse Eisenberg, Ellen Page and Allen himself. It is the director's first acting role since the 2006 comedy/murder mystery 'Scoop', with Scarlett Johansson and Hugh Jackman



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