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Family Diary

Family Diary

A Feature film by Valerio Zurlini

Release in France : 20/11/1963

    Synopsis

    Told in a series of flashbacks as Enrico (Marcello Mastroianni) remembers the past, the story of two brothers who are separated after their mother dies. Enrico is raised by a humble guardian who works as a butler, his brother Lorenzo (Jacques Perrin) is taken in by a grandmother who gives him all he wants or needs. Enrico grows up to become a hard-working journalist, spending most of his time in Rome. Lorenzo is a young idealist living in Florence with no real need to work. The brothers rarely see each other, but when they finally meet after an extended absence, Lorenzo is gravely ill and dying.

    Actors (9)

    Production and distribution

    Foreign production companies :

    Metro film, Titanus Produzione

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (6)

    Author of original work :

    Vasco Pratolini

    Foreign Producer :

    Goffredo Lombardo

    Editor :

    Mario Serandrei

    Screenwriters :

    Valerio Zurlini, Vasco Pratolini, Roberto Missiroli

    Director of Photography :

    Giuseppe Rotunno

    Music Composer :

    Goffredo Petrassi

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Family

    Production language :

    Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1962

    French release :

    20/11/1963

    Runtime :

    1 h 55 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    27239

    Visa issue date :

    26/02/1963

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono