Mambo Italiano
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Mambo Italiano

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ActorsLuke Kirby, Peter Miller, Ginette Reno

DirectorÉmile Gaudreault

From Gay Essential

Released in 2003 and directed by Émile Gaudreault, Mambo Italiano chronicles the plight of a young Italian immigrant in Canada struggling to come out to his family. The film was nominated for many awards, including the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release. Shot in Montreal, the film features actors Luke Kirby, Paul Sorvino and more. Read More Here

“This is feel-good filmmaking, to be sure, but the culture clash here is more than a meaningless vehicle for fizzy wish fulfillment. The not-unpleasant result is hearty Italian fare with the half-life of Chinese takeout.”
   Entertainment Weekly

“No sophisticated dance, but it moves about with an open heart. And hey, it's at least as funny as that Greek thing.”
   Boston Globe

“The casting of characters Lina (Ginette Reno) and Gino (Paul Sorvino) is genius, and there are so many wonderful comedic moments throughout the film. Comedy is often used to mask pain and to me there is a sad undercurrent. But that’s important, life naturally works against desire, otherwise we wouldn’t grow and develop.”
   Alexander Ryll, Gay Essential

Features:

  • Format: DVD-Video, PAL
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 – 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 15
  • Studio: Icon Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: 19 Nov 2007
  • Run Time: 88 minutes

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