Ginger and Cinnamon

Synopsis: When Stefania breaks up with her boyfriend Andrea, little does she realize what the summer has in store for her. She winds up on vacation at a Greek resort 'isle of love' with her 14 year old niece. Unfortunately, her teenage niece has something more than sun and surf on her mind; she decides that this Mediterannean paradise is where she will finally lose her virginity. However, in an ironic twist, the cute guy she has her eye out on turns out to be none other than Andrea, her aunt's ex-boyfriend. This light-hearted "comedy-of-errors" is a valuable lesson in what being a woman means at any age.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Daniele Luchetti
Production: Film Movement
109 min


I'm not that weird.

Some of my ideas might sound

a little weird, but...

She's obsessed!

Go ahead and nod,

but she is.

What happens to unworn clothes?

She goes crazy every season.

Her clothes won't fit!

Wool is made from elastic fibers,

it shrinks.

She didn't gain weight,

her clothes shrunk!

Chocolate is not fattening.

It helps you lose weight.

The energy makes you more active

and you burn fat.

She pigs out on chocolate

every night.

It's my fault she gains weight.

I put too much oil on her salad!

Pictures change.

At first you hate yourself.

Months later you realize

you've changed.

What are you like in pictures?

You are what you are!

A few months later,

you are what you were.

Big deal!

Pictures improve with time.

Okay, so we get older...

But I don't want to face that.

Life is too short to waste

on mistakes.

You have to plan everything to a "T".

Life is too short to waste

on planning everything.

You gotta be flexible!

The only way to keep control

is to be organized.

The only way to keep control

is to be unorganized.

The only way to keep control...

- is to be unorganized.

- You're right.

I lost my lighter.

Being jealous means you're afraid

to lose the other person.

Being jealous means you don't trust

the other person.

So when you're jealous,

it's love!

If there's no trust,

you're not in love!



- When did you find out?

- At the video store.

I pick a movie and Andrea says

we've seen it.

Maybe he saw it, but I didn't!

He starts making up crap,

saying someone lent him that movie.

Then I remembered

we never saw that movie

because it was playing at Mignon.

- Who takes your tickets at Mignon?

- Silvia, his ex!

Of course he denies everything.

He didn't go there to see the movie,

he went there to see...

- The sex bomb.

- So, I decided.

There is a lack of trust here!

So I go:
"What else

has he hid from me?"

He goes:
"I hate jealousy.

Change or it's over."

So I go:
"I'm not changing,

it's over."

Since he's a wimp,

he gave in.

Love means leaving room

for mistakes.


Love means never having to say:

"I told you so".

Well, I told him so.

Ex's are just that: Ex!


We said we either get married

or break up.

So we broke up.

But there's one thing I don't get.

Who broke up with who?

If I broke up with you,

it's my own fault.

But if you broke up with me...

Pick up the phone!

I'm not calling to argue.

There's someone in here!

It's gonna be a while!

I'm just here to say bon voyage.

Mother says no more girl scout trips

because it's time to mature.

I need to travel and have

my own experiences.

Guys, let's go!

Proceed, I don't want to delay you.

You didn't see me here!

Hello, Mother.


No, everything is fine.

I couldn't find them.

Quit going ballistic,

the train was late!

I know, but...

I have a wicked idea!

I can get an Inter Rail ticket.

I'll travel Europe and have

my own experiences.

I won't ruin your vacation!

I'm almost 15!

Good job, Martina.

You act older.

I know, I'm mature for my age.

But call me Meggy.

Martina sounds old!


Meggy isn't even short

for Martina.

Like I know!

It's way unfair.

Granny said that Mother said

I could stay at your house

since you got dumped

and weren't going anywhere.

What? I dumped him!

I made all the decisions, as usual.

Can't they mind their own business?

You don't have a book, do you?

I'm not that stereotypical!

- I have a book.

- Take another one.

Give me the one I have to read

for summer homework.

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Stefania Montorsi

Stefania Montorsi (born 12 April 1968) is an Italian actress. She appeared in more than ten films since 1988. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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