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Director:  Francesca Archibugi

Length:  102mins

Cast:  Claudio Bisio, Gaddo Bacchini, Cochi Ponzoni, Antonia Truppo, Ilaria Brusadelli

Genre:  Comedy, Drama

Language:  In Italian with English subtitles

This film is presented by Mandy VFX

Synopsis

Claudio Bisio leads this tender adaptation of Michele Serra’s novel of the same name, about the difficulty of a separated father in relating to and controlling his teenage son.

Giorgio is a famous TV presenter, who is appreciated by millions of viewers but not by his son and his friends who frequently descend on Giorgio’s luxurious apartment. Tito is cheerful with his friends, agreeable with his mother, close with his grandfatehr and tender with his new girlfriend, Alice. It is only Giorgio with whom Tito is distant and aloof. Giorgio is left confused and feeling guilty, wondering where it all went wrong.

Adapting Serra’s popular novel, which was structured as a series of letters from father to son, screenwriters Francesca Archibugi and Francesco Piccolo craft a funny and intimate portrait of a misunderstood father and intergenerational angst against the backdrop of contemporary Milan.

Awards

OFFICIAL SELECTION Moscow Film Festival 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION Chicago International Film Festival 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION Molodist, Kyiv International Film Festival 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION Lavazza Film Festival 2018

 

sCREENINGS

The Academy Gold, Christchurch

Monday 17 June, 11.00am

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The Suter Gallery, Nelson

Monday 17 June, 1.45pm

Saturday 22 June, 6.20pm

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