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This unexpectedly charming Italian ghost story finds an aspiring actor sharing an apartment with a theatrical troupe who disappeared in 1943, and who are still searching for news of their missing leading lady. Co-writer and director Ferzan Ozpetek, who made the equally poignant and touching Loose Cannons, spins a sprightly yarn from a tragicomic tale laced with engaging character vignettes and deft tonal shifts. There's real pleasure to be had watching the worlds of the living and the dead intermingle, and Ozpetek handles the supernatural elements with ease, balancing the magic and the mundane to rewarding effect.