Tomasso, a reluctant soon-to-be-partner in his wealthy family’s pasta business, has plans to come out—and hopefully get out of his familial obligation. But when his plans are thwarted by his brother, Tomasso gets stuck on the path that he was desperately trying to avoid.
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'Loose Cannons' aspires to be both a wacky and irresistible comedy of gay liberation (along the lines of 'La Cage aux Folles') and also a serious study of a monied family's hopes, desires and betrayals. But the humour is ingratiating and trite and the 'serious' drama has all the dignity and depth of an Italian "Dallas' or 'Dynasty'. At best this is a slightly kitsch and mildly irritating, if inoffensive, diversion.
Ozpetek in questo film è Almodovar, ma senza la reale capacità di non prendersi sul serio. Da ricordare la sequenza di una conversazione tra familiari dove il movimento di macchina ha rischiato di farmi venire il mal di mare.