FERIE D’AGOSTO

Two groups of holidaymakers: one is Sandro Molino’s family, a progressive, intellectual, meditative and snobbish journalist; the others are the Mazzalupis, a Roman family of boisterous shopkeepers and TV addicts. Unfortunately, they happen to live opposite each other on Ventotene island and have…

FERIE D’AGOSTO

regia/director paolo virzì
soggetto/subject francesco bruni, paolo virzì
sceneggiatura /screenplay francesco bruni, paolo virzì
fotografia/cinematographer paolo carnera
montaggio/editing cecilia zanuso
scene / scene design sonia peng
costumi / costume design claudio cordaro
musica / music battista lena
suono / sound dolby
cast/cast laura morante, ennio fantastichini, sabrina ferilli, silvio orlando, teresa saponangelo
genere / genre commedia – comedy
formato originale/original format 35mm – color
durata/running time 104’
paese di produzione/country of production italia / italy
anno di produzione / year of production 1996
produzione/production vittorio e rita cecchi gori
distribuzione/distribution cecchi gori

Two groups of holidaymakers: one is Sandro Molino’s family, a progressive, intellectual, meditative and snobbish journalist; the others are the Mazzalupis, a Roman family of boisterous shopkeepers and TV addicts. Unfortunately, they happen to live opposite each other on Ventotene island and have somehow to survive each others’ presence. Their mutual dislike and disdained contempt are immediately apparent. However, their lifestyles are not so different below the surface: all of them are deeply unhappy, which will be the basis for their reconciliation.

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