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Passionada

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Overview

A woman learning to trust men again finds herself falling for a man who may not be trustworthy in this romantic comedy. Celia Amonte Sofia Milos is a beautiful woman of Portuguese-American heritage who lost her husband, a fisherman, to an accident at sea. Eight years after his death, Celia remains loyal to her late husband's memory, even though her equally lovely teenage daughter, Vicky Emmy Rossum, frequently encourages her to start dating again, and has even tried fixing Celia up with eligible men. Unknown to ...
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Overview

A woman learning to trust men again finds herself falling for a man who may not be trustworthy in this romantic comedy. Celia Amonte Sofia Milos is a beautiful woman of Portuguese-American heritage who lost her husband, a fisherman, to an accident at sea. Eight years after his death, Celia remains loyal to her late husband's memory, even though her equally lovely teenage daughter, Vicky Emmy Rossum, frequently encourages her to start dating again, and has even tried fixing Celia up with eligible men. Unknown to her mother, Vicky has become a frequent visitor to a local gambling casino, where she meets a handsome Englishman named Charlie Beck Jason Isaacs, who gambles for a living. Vicky urges Charlie to see Celia perform at a local nightclub, where she sings the passionate Portuguese songs of the fado style. Charlie is immediately taken with her, but Celia isn't especially interested in him. Vicky makes a deal with Charlie -- if he'll show her how to cheat at blackjack, she'll persuade Celia to go out with him. In time, Charlie's charm eventually conquers Celia's reservations, and a romance begins to bloom, However, Charlie has made the mistake of telling Celia he's a fisherman, and he's not sure how much longer he can keep up the charade. Passionada also features Theresa Russell, Seymour Cassel, and Lupe Ontiveros.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/2004
  • UPC: 043396043145
  • Original Release: 2003
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  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jason Isaacs Charles Beck
Sofia Milos Celia Amonte
Emmy Rossum Vicky Amonte
Theresa Russell Lois Vargas
Lupe Ontiveros Angelica Amonte
Seymour Cassel Daniel Vargas
Chris Tardio Gianni Martinez
Luis Colina Anthony
Marion Eaton Betsy
Robert Montano Father Emmanuel
Anthero Montenegro Joseph Amonte
Russ Vigilante Roberto
Technical Credits
Dan Ireland Director
David Bakalar Original Story, Producer
Paul Bernard Asst. Director, Executive Producer
Lance Brown Sound/Sound Designer
Sophie Carlhian Set Decoration/Design
Luis Colina Editor
Rudy Dillon Costumes/Costume Designer
Lori Keith Douglas Associate Producer
John Frick Production Designer
Cathy Sandrich Gelfond Casting
Harry Gregson-Williams Score Composer
Stephen Jermanok Screenwriter
Jim Jermanok Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Amanda Mackey-Johnson Casting
Claudio Rocha Cinematographer
Nathalie Samanon Associate Producer
James Scura Executive Producer
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Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    What a beautiful movie!

    This movie is a beautiful love story. The cinematography is beautiful. The acting is beautiful. The musical score is beautiful. This isn't your ordinary film by today's standards. It's soft and subtle. The storyline builds and slowly reveals the characters and their exploration thru life's challenges. Treat yourself to this movie! You deserve to see love and romance portrayed sensitively and passionately. Passionada is in my opinion, a beautiful film that will stay in your mind and heart long after you view it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Great movie

    When I saw this movie was about a daughter trying to fix up her widowed mother, I almost didn't watch it. It's a really good movie, I'm glad I didn't return it without watching it first.

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