Italian for Beginners Poster

Release Date: January 18th, 2002

DVD Release Date: October 15th, 2002

R|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
"Italian for Beginners" follows the stories of six insecure singles whose lives interweave one dreary Copenhagen winter. Soon after arriving in a small grey suburb, Andreas (Anders W. Berthelsen), a young sensitive minister, is persuaded to sign up for Italian lessons. Upon his arrival, each of the lonely characters makes a major decision that will change the course of their life. They find love and a happy solution to their unhappy situations.

Cast: Anders W. Berthelsen, Anette Støvelbæk, Peter Gantzler, Lars Kaalund, Sara Indrio Jensen, Rikke Wölck, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Karen-Lise Mynster

Director: Lone Scherfig

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Zentropa Entertainments

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Love, Amusing, Lighthearted, Relationships, Hotel, Pursuit, Friendship, 2000s


Winner Best Original Screenplay
Robert Award (2001)
Winner Best Supporting Actress
Robert Award (2001)