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I chanced upon this film for the first time whilst in Florence and it instantly embodied sentiments of Italy, adolesence and the first murmurs true love.
Lucy, having lost her poet mother, travels to Italy to stay with her mother's friends in the hope of tracing her real father. Liv Tyler, as Lucy, is superb in her depiction of teenage angst, battling with fear of growing up and yet being wise beyond her years.
She finds love in the most unlikely places, not only with a childhood sweetheart's brother but with a dying cancer patient and of course with the Tuscan scenery.
The location and acting on this film are stunning, an escapism and a reality, something for everyone. I… Read more