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1default Smitten! on Mon May 09, 2016 4:00 pm

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From dailydarrennews:


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Free Industry Screening of Smitten! in Thousand Oaks
Join us for an industry screening of a new feature film written and directed by Oscar Award winning film maker Barry Morrow, writer/director of Rain Man.
Smitten! is a fanciful tale of romance, comedy, and Italian charm. When a young New Yorker and a trio of bumbling Italian kidnappers accidentally spend the night in an enchanted cottage, they each find romantic happiness with some unsuspecting village residents. Filmed in the Alto-Adige region of Northern Italy.

I had emailed them on Saturday, and they emailed me back today.   The screening already had occurred (Wednesday of last week).



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2default Re: Smitten! on Sun Jun 05, 2016 8:37 pm

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From dailydarrennews:

Morrow will show a preview of his first movie as a director of “Smitten” at the Global Film & Music Festival (July 9 - 17). The movie, shot in Trentino, features Darren Criss (star of Glee) and Madalina Ghenea as the two main characters.

 - Morrow at Ischia Global | larena.it
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3default Re: Smitten! on Mon Jun 06, 2016 8:46 am

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I wonder if the movie will be showed in my city when it comes out in theaters.

4default Re: Smitten! on Mon Jun 06, 2016 2:22 pm

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Hi Jeremy!   I really  hope this either already has a distributor or gets one for regions beside the U.S or Italy.  I would like to see it distributed to other countries beside Italy and the U.S.  Cross our fingers!


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5default Re: Smitten! on Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:58 pm

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From dailydarrennews:


Morrow will be making the trek to the Italian island off the coast of Naples to present the festival premiere of his directorial debut “Smitten!,” an Italy-set romcom based on his own script. It stars “Glee” actor Darren Criss as an American fashion exec who gets kidnapped and taken to the Alps.

 -  Screenwriter Barry Morrow to be Feted by Italy’s Ischia Global Fest  | variety




The Ischia Global Film and Music festival runs from July 9 to July 17, 2016.


I hope it is well received at the festival.  :happy face  Fingers crossed!   I hope the film, when it is distributed, shows in Brussels and also in Lilikoiluv and Lin's cities!

6default Re: Smitten! on Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:44 am

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This film sounds right up my street! It sounds very Amelie-esque. I hope it gets released in the cinema here. I read somewhere that Darren's character gets enchanted and falls in love with a cow? Imagine DC making those Blaine heart eyes at a cow!! :laughing

7default Re: Smitten! on Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:15 pm

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dusty wrote:This film sounds right up my street! It sounds very Amelie-esque. I hope it gets released in the cinema here. I read somewhere that Darren's character gets enchanted and falls in love with a cow? Imagine DC making those Blaine heart eyes at a cow!! 
I really enjoyed "Amelie."   Yes, please let the film play in London, Brussels, and Germany, and the U.S.! 

I don't remember any more.  But I don't think they actually said it was Darren's character that fell in love with the cow.  Does anyone else remember? 

haha!   Who would do the big, puppy dog eyes better?  Darren or the cow? 

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8default Re: Smitten! on Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:54 am

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I do remember there was a source that said it was Darren's character, because I was looking forward to getting one step closer in testing my theory that Darren could be making heart eyes at a sack of potatoes and make me believe in their great undying love. Wink ("According to the script, the film’s leading man Darren Criss falls in love with Lilly, a local cow." source)

...but unfortunately, that source was probably mistaken, because an actor who plays one of the mafia guys said it's his character ("Pensa che il mio personaggio si innamora di una mucca" - "I think my character falls in love with a cow" - Fabrizio Biggio).
It's the guy who's posing with the cow here, so I could imagine that those are the four "love stories" that were mentioned in the description of the film. I could be wrong of course, but I always thought there was likely a gay couple involved, simply because there don't seem to be a lot of female characters in the film.


@Poppy wrote:Yes, please let the film play in London, Brussels, and Germany, and the U.S.!
I don't expect it to be shown in Germany, much less anywhere close to me, but fingers crossed. :happy face


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9default Re: Smitten! on Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:08 pm

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@Lin wrote:I do remember there was a source that said it was Darren's character, because I was looking forward to getting one step closer in testing my theory that Darren could be making heart eyes at a sack of potatoes and make me believe in their great undying love. ("According to the script, the film’s leading man Darren Criss falls in love with Lilly, a local cow." source)

One, you are a great source of info.  Thanks for the link to the source, Lin.

@Lin wrote:I was looking forward to getting one step closer in testing my theory that Darren could be making heart eyes at a sack of potatoes and make me believe in their great undying love.

Two, you are so funny.  snort!  :laughing



@Lin wrote:
...but unfortunately, that source was probably mistaken, because an actor who plays one of the mafia guys said it's his character ("Pensa che il mio personaggio si innamora di una mucca" - "I think my character falls in love with a cow" - Fabrizio Biggio).


Thanks for the second source too!  




@Lin wrote:so I could imagine that those are the four "love stories" that were mentioned in the description of the film. I could be wrong of course, but I always thought there was likely a gay couple involved, simply because there don't seem to be a lot of female characters in the film.



That would seem like a possibility.   I hope you're right.  


You never know.  I hope that Smitten! does show nearby you, or that it is available on streaming.  Cross our fingers!

10default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:17 am

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@Poppy wrote:
dusty wrote:This film sounds right up my street! It sounds very Amelie-esque. I hope it gets released in the cinema here. I read somewhere that Darren's character gets enchanted and falls in love with a cow? Imagine DC making those Blaine heart eyes at a cow!! 
I really enjoyed "Amelie."   Yes, please let the film play in London, Brussels, and Germany, and the U.S.! 

I don't remember any more.  But I don't think they actually said it was Darren's character that fell in love with the cow.  Does anyone else remember? 

haha!   Who would do the big, puppy dog eyes better?  Darren or the cow? 

Darren

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Cow


hahahahaha! I don't even know who has the bigger eyes! Think this might be a draw!

11default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:20 am

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@Lin wrote:I do remember there was a source that said it was Darren's character, because I was looking forward to getting one step closer in testing my theory that Darren could be making heart eyes at a sack of potatoes and make me believe in their great undying love. Wink ("According to the script, the film’s leading man Darren Criss falls in love with Lilly, a local cow." source)

...but unfortunately, that source was probably mistaken, because an actor who plays one of the mafia guys said it's his character ("Pensa che il mio personaggio si innamora di una mucca" - "I think my character falls in love with a cow" - Fabrizio Biggio).
It's the guy who's posing with the cow here, so I could imagine that those are the four "love stories" that were mentioned in the description of the film. I could be wrong of course, but I always thought there was likely a gay couple involved, simply because there don't seem to be a lot of female characters in the film.


@Poppy wrote:Yes, please let the film play in London, Brussels, and Germany, and the U.S.!
I don't expect it to be shown in Germany, much less anywhere close to me, but fingers crossed. :happy face


Hahahahaha! He definitely could!



Ah, so it is probably wrong then. Shame, I would have liked to have seen that! But hey, maybe we could see him make heart eyes at a sack of spuds instead. :laughing Btw, Darren looks Italian in that picture! It looks like a family photo.

12default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:57 pm

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I've heard people say Darren looks Mediterranean.   Greek?  Italian?   He said people tell him he looks Jewish.


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13default Re: Smitten! on Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:01 am

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I've never really thought about it before, but yes, he does look Italian. Any news on when it might come out?

14default Re: Smitten! on Thu Jun 16, 2016 12:57 pm

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dusty wrote:Any news on when it might come out?

Unfortunately, no.  I think Darren said Smitten! may come out 2016.   But I take that with a grain of salt.  :amused

15default Re: Smitten! on Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:20 am

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Hmmm, yes, I would to. We're probably looking at next summer, no? I'm just saying summer because it seems like such a summer film. But I'm probably wrong and it will come out at Christmas!

16default Re: Smitten! on Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:09 pm

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I would love to see the film in 2016!  Cross our fingers.  Maybe they could give the cow some reindeer antlers.  :happy face

17default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:00 am

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From dailydarrennews:





officialmadalinaghenea: Just finished ADR .Thank you all !
So very proud to call these wonderful human beings my movie family .one year on from filming the countdown is getting closer ,in a few days at @ischiaglobalfest we will show a few minutes of our film !!! this is a great honor for us and for ‘SMITTEN’ !Barry ,my dearest don’t know how to thank you ,back in Romania when I was a child and I was selling tomatoes and cucumbers I never ever ,not even for a second thought one day I will be the lead role in a movie directed by an Oscar winner ,not 'just ’ an Oscar winner but really the most beautiful soul I know !thank you @pascalvicedomini for having us at @ischiaglobalfest, my acting path started for me in Ischia 5 years ago and you are the first one that believed in me as an actress ,here I am coming back this year with my first lead role !thank you and your lovely wife for being such great hosts every summer . #WorkingNightAndDay #Smitten #BarryMorrow


The Ischia Global Film and Music festival for 2016 has begun, running from July 9 to July 17, 2016.  

I wonder what scene(s) from the film they will preview at this festival?  :happy face   I see Darren's profile in the scene on the screen in the background.

18default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:56 am

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@Poppy wrote:I would love to see the film in 2016!  Cross our fingers.  Maybe they could give the cow some reindeer antlers.  :happy face
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Lets hope they preview some of DC's scenes and someone will upload it on youtube! Yes, that is DC on the screen in the background. Fingers (and toes) crossed that it gets good reviews at the festival and gains some traction. Do they have a distribution deal yet?

19default Re: Smitten! on Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:00 pm

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Hi dusty!   I haven't heard if they have a distribution deal, or not.  It doesn't mean they don't have a distribution deal, but it's unclear at this point.

ha!  I wouldn't be surprised if someone did see it at the festival and then posts it on Youtube. 

I'm not sure how much of the film they will show at the festival, but yes!   Even though the entire film won't be shown at this festival, I hope the film gets some buzz from viewers.  Cross fingers!  :fingers crossed

20default Re: Smitten! on Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:31 am

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Came upon this gif set during when Darren was filming Smitten last summer.   Thought I would share.  I like how expressive his face is when he sends these little messages to his fans.  :happy face







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Darren Criss | Smitten BTS
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