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An Italian Romance

An Italian Romance

A Feature film by Carlo Mazzacurati

Release in France : 10/08/2005

    Synopsis

    Tuscany, 1936. Giovanni Mansani is thirty years old, has a good job at a bank, a wife and a young son. His life goes by peacefully, no stress, no worries – and also, no real passion. One day, while waiting to take the train to his new job in Livorno, the city where he lived when he was a younger man, Giovanni bumps into Maria on the platform. He doesn’t recognize her straight away. He lets her depart; this relationship isn’t allowed. Then he’s flooded with memories: the sea, sand dunes, umbrella pines, his crazy, teenage love affair.
    Giovanni organizes to see her again and sets up a meeting on the beach. Maria’s been with many men and Giovanni hopes to have a casual, uncomplicated affair with her. But Maria gives herself to him with unbridled passion. Giovanni is completely thrown. Nothing will ever be the same again.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Co-production :

    Pyramide Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pyramide International

    News agency (France) :

    Le Public Système Cinéma

    Foreign production company :

    Bianca Film

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

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    Subject

    Official Selection, Venice 2004 - Out of Competition.

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (9)

    Author of original work :

    Carlo Cassola

    Co-producer :

    Fabienne Vonier

    Sound Recordist :

    Bruno Pupparo

    Production Designer :

    Giancarlo Basili

    Sound Mixer :

    William Flageollet

    Screenwriters :

    Carlo Mazzacurati, Claudio Piersanti, Doriana Leondeff

    Director of Photography :

    Luca Bigazzi

    Editor :

    Paolo Cottignola

    Music Composer :

    Franco Piersanti

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    2003

    French release :

    10/08/2005

    Runtime :

    1 h 48 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    111.936

    Visa issue date :

    27/07/2005

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD