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Mambo Italiano Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Sorvino, Ginette Reno, Luke Kirby, Mary Walsh, Pete Miller

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Based on a play by Steve Gallucio, Mambo Italiano stars Luke kirby as Angelo Barberini, a gay writer struggling to find a way to tell his parents without making them upset. The movie opens up with Angelo calling a gay crisis hotline asking how he should go about his life. This becomes a long montage showing Angelo's strict and chaotic family life from a young boy until the present time where he is living in an apartment. He gets his family to see his new apartment but he was robbed. They call the police and officer Nino Paventi (Peter Miller) shows up, an old friend from school. Nino is gay too and they quickly fall in love and move in together. But Angelo wants to come out of the closet while the handsome Nino is comfortable not letting anyone know. Angelo is anguishing over his failed writing career and his desire to tell his parents. Soon, both families find out and try to make the boys marry women. Angelo finally bursts, telling his parents he is gay and in love with Nino. But Nino leaves Angelo for Pina Lunetti. After much dismay Angelo's family accepts him for who he is. He also becomes a succesful writer with a hit TV show based on his crazy family.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   Gay guys!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   play

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