Technically, this is a terrible song from a terrible movie that was based on a terrible broadway musical. But Kate Hudson performs the Hell out of it.
Interesting to note: nothing in the song accurately describes Italian cinema. According to Wikipedia, this was intentional and my review of Nine is even cited as being a case of a reviewer not “understanding the point” of the song. This, of course, is total bullshit and shame on whoever had the nerve to write that crap and cite my review as an example.
I totally understood the point of this damn song. In fact I would argue that I understood Cinema Italiano better than the asshole who wrote the damn thing. The songwriter didn’t know what the Hell he was talking about and he’s just lucky Kate Hudson was around to partially redeem his efforts.