Ogni maledetto Natale
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Massimo and Giulia come from completely different paths of life.
But when they meet, it’s love at first sight. There is only one problem: the looming prospect of Christmas. They decide to visit their respective families and celebrate the holiday together, with tragicomic results. Will their love survive Christmas?
Ogni maledetto Natale (‘every damn Christmas’) is a romantic comedy and a satire, written and directed with the kind of freedom we have when grappling with a bigger, wider issue. And when we completely flip it over. Christmas should be a time of harmony, peace, family cohesion; but here it’s an anthropological nightmare: it’s the source of all that unease from the time, a stressful holiday that tires people out since the dawn of time. […] So we got the greatest thing in the world, a young couple truly in love full of hope, and we pitted them against Christmas. This is the movie’s central question: can love survive Christmas?