The blur premiered in London and was appear in the United States on December 18, 2009, in New York City and Los Angeles, with a advanced absolution on December 25, 2009.
The arch casting consists of Academy Award winners Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Nicole Kidman, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Sophia Loren, Academy Award appointee Kate Hudson, and Grammy Award champ Fergie.
Despite alloyed to abrogating reviews, Nine was nominated for four Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Penélope Cruz), Best Art Direction (John Myhre (AD), Gordon Sim (SD)), Best Apparel Design (Colleen Atwood) and Best Original Song ("Take It All" Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston).
Approaching the age of fifty, blur administrator Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis) is adverse a midlife crisis that is airless his adroitness and arch him into a array of complicated adventurous involvements. As he struggles to address the calligraphy for his latest film, Italia, he is affected to antithesis the abundant determinative women in his life, including his wife, Luisa (Marion Cotillard); his mistress, Carla Albanese (Penélope Cruz); his blur brilliant muse, Claudia Jenssen (Nicole Kidman); his acquaintance and apparel designer, Lilli La Fleur (Judi Dench); an American appearance journalist, Stephanie (Kate Hudson); a prostitute from his youth, Saraghina (Fergie); and the spirit of his asleep mother, Mamma (Sophia Loren).
Throughout the film, it is boring appear that Guido has been traumatized by his austere Catholic childhood, and it is adumbrated he was baffled in boarding school. In present-day, he frequently has visions of his mother, and their adulation for anniversary other. Guido has not accounting a chat for Italia, although the press, the public, and his aggregation accept it is complete. Things are added complicated back Guido gets abroad to a spa retreat, whereupon Carla follows him and they secretly advance a activity of adulation in the aged alternation base town. Soon, Luisa discovers truths, Claudia admits details, Lilli listens, Saraghina haunts, and Stephanie attempts to woo Guido with her charm.
* Daniel Day-Lewis as Guido Contini
* Marion Cotillard as Luisa Contini (née Acari)
* Penélope Cruz as Carla Albanese
* Judi Dench as Lilli La Fleur
* Nicole Kidman as Claudia Jenssen
* Kate Hudson as Stephanie
* Fergie as Saraghina
* Sophia Loren as Mamma Contini
* Andy Pessoa as Young Guido Contini