Iris Blond

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Iris Blond ★★½ 1998 (R)

Bittersweet romantic comedy about a sadsack piano player named Romeo (Verdone), who's pushing 50 and is unlucky in love. Having been cuckholded by his girlfriend, Romeo asks a fortuneteller (Fumo) for some help. She tells him his future resides with a singer who has the name of a flower. Naturally, Romeo picks the wrong chick (Ferrerol), only to soon meet red-hot maneater, Iris (Gerini). Eventually things work out as they should. French and Italian with subtitles. 100m/C VHS . IT Carlo Verdone, Andrea Ferreol, Claudia Gerini, Nuccia Fumo; D: Carlo Verdone; W: Carlo Verdone, Francesca Marciano, Pasquale Plastino; C: Giuseppe Di Biase.