Titsiana Booberini

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Titsiana Booberini
Directed by Robert Luketic
Written by Robert Luketic
Starring Tania Lacy
Sophie Lee
Roz Hammond
Release date
1997
Running time
11 minutes
Country Australia
Language English

Titsiana Booberini is a short film written and directed by Robert Luketic and released in 1997.[1]

Initially entered at the Telluride Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival, the film's success led to it being screened at film festivals all over the world.[2] It won "Best Film" at the Aspen Shortsfest,[3] and lead actress Tania Lacy's performance won her the "Best Actress Award" at the Exposure Film Festival in Brisbane.[4] Its positive reception at Sundance caught the interest of several high-profile studios, leading to Luketic being offered the directing position for Legally Blonde.[5][6]

The film is a musical comedy,[7] with the story focusing on Titsiana Booberini, an Italian check-out girl at a suburban supermarket who is ridiculed by her fellow employees for her slightly hirsute upper lip. Titsiana gains new confidence and acceptance when she discovers a hair removal treatment.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titsiana Booberini". screenrush.co.uk. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Robert Luketic". superiorpics.com. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Film students make a feature of their shorts". The Age. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Tania Lacy". femail.com.au. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Mundhra, Smiriti (14 July 2001). "New Kid on the Block". IGN. Retrieved 16 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Robert Luketic". onlysydney.com.au. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 
  7. ^ Moses, Alexa (22 June 2005). "J.Fo versus J.Lo". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

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