Monday, May 18, 2015

Under the Tuscan Sun



2003 American/Italian Feature

Cast: Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan, Raoul Bova, Vincent Riotta, Mario Monicelli, Roberto Nobile, Kate Walsh, Pawel Szajda and David Sutcliffe
Director/Writer: Audrey Wells, based on the memoir Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy by Frances Mayes

Synopsis:
A recently divorced writer impulsively buys an abandoned villa in Tuscany, hoping it will lead to a change in her life.

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  • DVD/Blu-ray: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



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Awards:
  • Art Directors Guild Award nomination for Excellence in Production Design - Contemporary Film.
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.
  • Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical (Lane).
  • Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Award nomination for Best Contemporary Hair Styling - Feature.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Frances Mayes' 1996 memoir Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years. It included several chapters of recipes.
  • Sandra Oh and Kate Walsh play a lesbian couple expecting a child; they later co-starred on the popular hospital drama Grey's Anatomy.

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