04 May 2008

Love, forever



Some years ago a movie called "Tre metri sopra al cielo" (roughly three meters above Heaven) had a great success among teenagers. It was a typical teenage movie about difficult love and broken promises of eternal love. In one scene, the two main characters put a padlock on a bridge in Rome, with their names on it, and throw the key in the Tevere.

This movie became so popular that on walls you can read graffiti saying 3MSC (the acronym of the title) and on many bridges, including this one in Portogruaro, you can find padlocks promising eternal love.

4 comments:

Abraham Lincoln said...

What a novel idea. It might get to be a burden for somebody to cut the locks off but more dramatic than coins in the fountain.

Marcel said...

An interesting story. I hope I get to see the movie someday.

USelaine said...

Well, at least the young lovers are sharing the same chain - easier to clean up later. It must have been a very affecting movie.

vero said...

Vedo che anche a Portogruaro c'รจ la moda dei lucchetti. Tre metri sopra il cielo ha proprio fatto storia... ( a dire il vero io non l'ho nemmeno visto...)