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Little Flames (1985)

Piccoli fuochi (original title)
Little boy Tommaso has several imaginary friends who like to play cruel pranks on the staff in his house. When new maid Mara arrives, Tommaso bonds with her, but his jealous imaginary friends devise the cruelest prank yet for her.

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Peter Del Monte

Writers:

Peter Del Monte (story), Peter Del Monte (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dino Jaksic Dino Jaksic ... Tommaso
Valeria Golino ... Mara
Carlotta Wittig ... Ada
Mario Garriba Mario Garriba ... Leo
Ulisse Minervini Ulisse Minervini ... Franci
Daniela Giordano
Simona Tedeschi Simona Tedeschi
Patrizia Barbera Patrizia Barbera
David Rega David Rega
Giancarlo Caponera Giancarlo Caponera
Wolfgang Springer Wolfgang Springer
Franco Dragotto Franco Dragotto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fabio Garriba Fabio Garriba
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Storyline

Little boy Tommaso has several imaginary friends who like to play cruel pranks on the staff in his house. When new maid Mara arrives, Tommaso bonds with her, but his jealous imaginary friends devise the cruelest prank yet for her.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 September 1985 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Fires See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Amazing
31 August 2000 | by Holy-4See all my reviews

First of all, this movie is not a comedy. It´s a story of a five year old boy and his nurse. The boy lives in a fantasy world, but you never know if it is real or not. On the one hand you are confused and on the other it is amazing, it is hard to explain. Moreover, the nurse, played by Valeria Golino is very sexy and gives this movie of a child an erotic touch. I was amazed by this movie, not because of the story, but of the atmosphere.


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