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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Angelo Barberini (Luke Kirby) lives at home and harbors a secret from his Italian parents, Gino (Paul Sorvino) and Maria (Ginette Reno) : He's gay. Angelo's decision to move out surprises Gino and Maria because they believe that Angelo should only leave home if he's getting married. The trusted few who know the truth are Angelo's older sister, Anna (Claudia Ferri), and his secret crush, Nino (Peter Miller). As Angelo and Nino grow closer, their families get more and more confused.

Cast: Luke Kirby , Ginette Reno , Paul Sorvino , Mary Walsh , Claudia Ferri , Peter Miller , Sophie Lorain , Tim Post

Director: Émile Gaudreault

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Mambo Italiano (2003)

Release Date: September 19th, 2003|1 hr. 28 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A coming-out comedy that mines every cliche of cloistered Italian culture. But like "Greek Wedding," Mambo has enough funny moments to save it. show more

  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    So desperately eager to please: Gaudreault doesn't offer much in the way of wit or originality, but he's determined to win us over with sheer enthusiasm. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Ethnic and sexual stereotypes receive equally clumsy treatment in this Canadian comedy. show more

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