Three coins in the fountain imdb. The Fountain (2006)

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If you're a romantic, Rome is not the city for you. As American residents how would they have lived, what were they up to all those years? Harrelson's performance is touching -- we're prepared to dislike him but his sincerity and humanity come through. Life in post-war Italy is the basis of this colorful Twentieth Century Fox release of 1954. Yet that film holds up better. Well, eventually I would watch the whole thing under protest but found a fondness for it after a while.

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Jean Peters

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The story at its center is trite and only exists in order to show the splendors of Rome in color and CinemaScope to lure patrons away from their television sets when the film was made, in the mid-'50s. Maria and Frances throw in their coins, but Anita, who is planning to return to the United States to marry, declines. Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. Whilst the actors are there, the fountain begins flowing again; when the actors leave, the fountain is completely full -- not a possibility given the size of the fountain and the period of time over which the scene occurs. No one ever mentions that minor historical disturbance known as World War 11 in which the Eternal City was somewhat heavily involved. So I came to the Fountain unsure of what I would find and not sure if I would like it or if I would struggle with how impenetrable the ploy summaries and comments did make it sound. And, there is the oddly uncredited Frank Sinatra singing the title song.

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Three Coins in the Fountain (film)

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As usual, Europe is seen as living in the past, with all that funny sounding food and affected cultural idiosyncrasies, the buildings are all pre-historic, crumbling and steeped in shadow, the general public are depicted as being wolfish and spending most of their time pinching girls or riding around on scooters. The song was subsequently recorded by , backed by the , in 1954. With a stunning photography in CinemaScope and sumptuous Technicolor of Rome and Venice, the motion picture is in itself a thin entertainment, but the title song carried it. It was parodied in , to the same tune, with the words Three Goons in a fountain, which one will the fountain drown? The characters, cast, and story are all innocuous, but they are never especially interesting. I would hear about discussed among the female members of the households, and eventually the film would get seen. When in Rome is a 2010 American romantic comedy film directed by Mark Steven Johnson, co-written by Johnson, David Diamond and David Weissman. On their way out of town, they are spotted by her boss, Burgoyne.

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Basically a travelogue of Rome with a light story of three women meeting, losing, then getting the men of their dreams. Frances returns home to comfort the guilt-stricken Maria, who is also determined to leave Rome because Dino has not contacted her since her admission. Today's audience might have some trouble. The title song of this high-rung soap opera is beautifully sung by Frank Sinatra over gorgeous shots of Rome in a sequence before the credits begin. The third was the 1990 starring. He's attractive and practically pants for her, he's so smitten.

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Maggie McNamara

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The three girls in question are Dorothy McGuire the sensible spinster , Jean Peters the working girl , and Maggie McNamara the perky one. The next morning, Giorgio picks Anita up in his cousin's dilapidated truck. Eager to be with him under any circumstances, Frances accepts. We see all of their sides - violent, kind, vengeful, angry, sad; we finally realize they're just people driven in some cases to extremes. She visits Giorgio worried that she may have ruined his chances of becoming a lawyer.

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Frances meets Anita, who admits that she and Giorgio are in love but will not marry because he is too poor. But it's harmless fluff, nicely staged in real Italian locales so that there's something to look at when things get dull--as they often do. McGuire setting her cap for the aging, fastidious old fop, so well incarnated by Mr. Dino and Giorgio then arrive, and as the men embrace their girlfriends, Frances is joined by Shadwell, and they happily admire the fountain, which has proved lucky to them all. Look under the initial fluff, and there is quite a witty and biting satire on cultural mores. The costume design was by Helen Rose. We get expensive, widescreen photography Italy - very nice , but the minute we enter an interior or a character gets in a car we're in an artificial world of soundstages.

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Jean Peters

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The view of the arts is depressing, too. Zanuck age 41 , the head of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, was opposed to casting Clifton. Frances tells her she is glad she is no longer young and susceptible to romance. Dresses for Miss Wood and Miss Corbett from Mainbocher. But when Shadwell's told he has a brain tumour he reneges on the offer as a moment of madness and won't tell her the real reason.

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Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) 123Movies

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So far my experiences have seen me fall into the middle ground as Pi didn't totally win me over the way it did others but I did find Requiem for a Dream to be as impressive as I had heard. Written by , the film is about three American women working in who dream of finding romance in the Eternal City. It's one of the great old fashioned romances of all time. After Giorgio rescues her, the breathless couple give in to their attraction and they kiss. They're Playing Our Song: Conversations With America's Classic Songwriters 1st ed. Miss Frances Dorothy McGuire has been serving as secretary for John Frederick Shandwell Clifton Webb , a snooty American writer, who has been living in Rome for the past 15 years.

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