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Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)

Maraviglioso Boccaccio (original title)
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A group of ten young friends hide out from a deadly disease in the countryside during the 1300's.

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Giovanni Boccaccio (stories), Paolo Taviani (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lello Arena Lello Arena ... Duca Tancredi
Paola Cortellesi Paola Cortellesi ... Badessa Usimbalda
Carolina Crescentini ... Isabetta
Flavio Parenti ... Nicoluccio Cacciamanico
Vittoria Puccini ... Catalina
Michele Riondino ... Guiscardo
Kim Rossi Stuart ... Calandrino
Riccardo Scamarcio ... Gentile Carisendi
Kasia Smutniak ... Ghismunda
Jasmine Trinca ... Giovanna
Josafat Vagni Josafat Vagni ... Federico degli Alberighi
Eugenia Costantini Eugenia Costantini ... Neifile
Miriam Dalmazio ... Fiammetta
Fabrizio Falco Fabrizio Falco ... Dioneo
Melissa Anna Bartolini Melissa Anna Bartolini ... Elissa (as Melissa Bartolini)
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Storyline

Florence, Thirteenth Century. The "Black Death" is spreading. Ten kids (three boys and seven girls) decide to escape and to seek shelter in the countryside, away from the horrible consequences of the plague. In order to kill time, each kid tells a particular story, but no matter how different their stories may be, they all have one aspect in common: love. A love that will help the characters cope with the numerous uncertainties of a very arduous age. Written by Cosimo Carmagnini

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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

26 February 2015 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Maravilhoso Boccaccio See more »

Filming Locations:

Certaldo, Tuscany, Italy See more »

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$661,593
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