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Cinepanettoni: Now Playing at a Theater Near You

By November 30, 2010

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It's the Christmas season, and that can mean only one thing in Italian movie theaters: cinepanettone—a genre denoting Italian Christmas comedy movies. The term is derived from cine, short for cinema, and panettone, a traditional Christmastime cake. A 1983 comedy, 'Vacanze di Natale' (Christmas Holidays), is considered the grandfather of the formula (puerile humor, pop soundtrack, facile jokes, and plenty of cleavage).


December 14, 2013 at 8:31 pm
(1) Paula Rochniak says:

If anyone knows of any good Italian Christmas movies, please list them here for me. Thanks!

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