Esiodo advised: “When you make a deal with your brother be polite, but make sure to have a witness”. Therefore he considered to be brothers a certain cource of possible misunderstandings, oppressions, overpowering…
|Regia: Simona Izzo, Ricky Tognazzi
Sceneggiatura: Simona Izzo, Graziano Diana
Fotografia: Tani Canevari
Musica: Andrea Guerra
Cast: G. Tognazzi, M. Catania, F. Venditti, I. Sastre
Formato: 35 Mm
Produzione: Massimo Ferrero – Blu Cinematografica
Distribuzione: 20th Century Fox Italia
Simona Izzo. She was born in Rome in 1953. She began her carrier in show business as a child working as a dubber. The dubbing will give her the chance to win the Nastro d’Argento in 1990 for the voice of the character interpreted by Jacqueline Bisset in the film “Scene di lotta di classe a Beverly Hills”. Later she begins to perform herself, and she becomes known to the public as an actress. Films she has acted in include: “In camera mia” (1992) directed by Luciano Martino, “Prestazione straordinaria” by Sergio Rubini (1994), “Simpatici e antipatici” by Cristian De Sica (1997). Later she edited the screenplays of numerous films such as “Piccoli equivoci”, “Ultrà”, “La scorta”, “Vite Strozzate” (1995) and “Canone inverso” (2000) by Ricky Tognazzi e “Commedia sexy” (2001) directed by Claudio Bigagli. Her debut as director was with her sister Rossella in 1986, with a Film for Tv, “Parole e baci”. In 1994 she directed “Maniaci sentimentali”, an amusing comedy about marriage that gave her the David of Donatello as the best new director.
Ricky Tognazzi. Born on May 1st 1955, he is the son of artistic parents, the actor Ugo Tognazzi and the english actress Pat O’Hara. He has three younger brothers, born from his father’s other two marriages. Thomas, Gianmarco and MariaSole, all work in the film industry. He is married to Simona Izzo, a well-known dubber; director set designer and actress, with who has produced various films in the last years. As a child he acted in small parts with his father, he then studied first in Great Britain, and then in Italy at Cine-TV and at the DAMS in Bologna. He obtained a diploma at the Sate Institute for cinematography. After finishing his studies, he began to contribute as an assistant director, first with his father and then with other directors such as Nanny Loi, Pupi Avati, Luigi Comencini, Ponzi and Leone.
Esiodo advised: “When you make a deal with your brother be polite, but make sure to have a witness”. Therefore he considered to be brothers a certain source of possible misunderstandings, oppressions, overpowering. Our protagonist, Flavio, is even harder: “A brother is a stranger who was born before or after you”. In his case, he was ten years old when he received from his mother a “present” which was his brother, Francesco. From then on he has to share his live, the family firm, the family, his mother’s heart, the respect of his father and, why not, also women….