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The Great Beauty

Year:
Duration:
142 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
7.7
Director:
Paolo Sorrentino
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 54 wins & 51 nominations
Details
Country: Italy
Release Date: 2014-03-14
Filming Locations: Rome, Lazio, Italy
Earnings
Opening Weekend: ARS 70,536 (Argentina) (25 February 2014)
Gross: $2,852,400 (USA) (20 April 2014)
Cast
Actor
Character
Toni Servillo
Jep Gambardella
Carlo Verdone
Romano
Carlo Buccirosso
Lello Cava
Iaia Forte
Trumeau
Pamela Villoresi
Viola
Galatea Ranzi
Stefania
Franco Graziosi
Conte Colonna
Giorgio Pasotti
Stefano
Massimo Popolizio
Alfio Bracco
Sonia Gessner
Contessa Colonna
Anna Della Rosa
Ragazza esangue
Luca Marinelli
Andrea
Ivan Franek
Ron Sweet
Vernon Dobtcheff
Arturo
Dario Cantarelli
Assistente santa
Pasquale Petrolo
Lillo De Gregorio (as Lillo Petrolo)
Luciano Virgilio
Alfredo
Aldo Ralli
Cardinale
Giusi Merli
Santa
Giovanna Vignola
Dadina
Anita Kravos
Talia Concept
Ludovico Caldarera
Padre Basilicata
Maria Laura Rondanini
Madre Basilicata (as Marialaura Rondanini)
Francesca Golia
Suora botox
Silvia Munguia
Ahè
Massimo De Francovich
Egidio
Roberto Herlitzka
Cardinal Bellucci
Isabella Ferrari
Orietta
Alberto Aguirre
Mariachi festa
Maria Rosaria Alati
Donna anziana botox
Francesca Amodio
Carmelina
Stefania Barca
Donna botox
Gabriella Belisario
Ragazza botox (as Gabriela Belisario)
Alessia Bellotto
Ammiratrice Jep
Concetta Buzzanca
Signora matrimonio
Gino Camini
Mariachi festa
Annaluisa Capasa
Elisa De Santis
Roberta Cartocci
Guida turistica
Severino Cesari
Sebastiano Paf
Margherita Cornali
Donna 'adoro'
Jamaica Corridori
Ballerina burlesque
Natalia De Maria
Cubista festa Jep
Carmelo Di Marco
Uomo jogging
Giulia Di Quilio
Donna coppia esibizionista
Giorgia Ferrero
Ammiratrice Jep
Melania Fiore
Infermiera pos
Stefano Fregni
Homeless
Lorenzo Gioielli
Uomo coppia esibizionista
Mayda Gonzales
Mariachi festa
Maria Lovetti
Contessa festa
Roberto Lumiento
Trans
Agata Malyszko
Polina
Giulia Maulucci
Ammiratrice Jep
Paolo Mazzarelli
Attore fiction
Flavio Mieli
Jep giovane
Claudio Minutillo Turtur
Figlio Lillo
Daniele Pilli
Prete funerale
Monica Piseddu
Madre chiostro
Pedro Ramirez
Mariachi festa
Maura Rossi
Pazza bar
Massimo Santangelo
Autista pullman
Catarina Scalaprice
Ammiratrice Jep
Carlo Sorrentino
2° figlio Lillo
Elisabetta Ventura
Ballerina ventilatore
Sara Wakayanagi
Cantante giapponese
Fanny Ardant
Herself (uncredited)
Flaminia Bonciani
Escort (uncredited)
Gianpiero Cognoli
Agente DIA (uncredited)
Piero Gimondo
(uncredited)
Leo Mantovani
(uncredited)
Luca Serrao
Ragazzo (uncredited)
Roald Smeets
Gas (uncredited)
Antonello Venditti
Himself (uncredited)
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Trivia
At around 1 hr 20 mins, one can see the famous sculpture The Dying Gaul, or Galata Morente, from the neck up for a few seconds.
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The first cut of the movie was 190-minute long.
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Gianfranco Rosi, who's friends with Paolo Sorrentino, directed the conclave scene in the movie because Sorrentino made a cameo in it and he didn't want to direct himself.
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Quotes
Jep Gambardella: We're all on the brink of despair, all we can do is look each other in the face, keep each other company, joke a little... Don't you agree?
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Jep Gambardella: The trains at our parties are the best in Rome. They're the best cause they go nowhere.
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Jep Gambardella: Madame Ardant!
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Faq
Q
How much sex, violence, and profanity are in this movie?
A
For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for La Grande Bellezza can be found here.
Q
What is the song that japanese lady is singing while laying on a couch?
A
The song is a cover of Eurhytmic's "There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)" remixed by Paolo Scotti and sung by Lorraine Bowen. The original version was written and recorded by band members Annie Lennox and David A. Stewart for their fifth studio album Be Yourself Tonight (1985) and features a harmonica solo by American singer Stevie Wonder.
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A Note Regarding Spoilers
A
The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. The biggest ones are covered with spoiler tags.
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Photos from cast
Serena Grandi Sabrina Ferilli