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20 October 2017

HO AMICI IN PARADISO (first feature)

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HO AMICI IN PARADISO

original title:

HO AMICI IN PARADISO

cast:

Valentina Cervi, Fabrizio Ferracane, Antonio Catania, Antonio Folletto, Enzo Salvi, Christian Iansante, Gianluca D'Ercole, Giustina Buonomo, Emanuela Garuccio, Erica Blanc, Gabriele Dentoni, Daniela Cotogni, Michele Iannaccone, Paolo Mazzarese, Giorgio Mazzarese, Mariano Belvedere, Stefano Scarfini, Paolo Silo

screenplay:

cinematography:

set design:

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producer:

Antonio Maria Cortese, Antonio de Feo

production:

Golden Hour Films, Rai Cinema, in association with Opera Don Guanella

country:

Italy

year:

2016

film run:

95'

format:

colour

release date:

02/02/2017

festival & awards:

Felice Castriota is an accountant from Salento, impulsive and superficial. The lust for money made him launder for racket organizations and he has then been convicted. When the General Attorney proposes him, instead of jail, to be given in custody to the social services, Felice obviously accepts the offer and denounce ‘U’Pacciu, the boss for whom he laundered the money. At the Don Guanella center Felice has to face a reality that is completely different from the one he belongs to: he is a superficial man, used to a luxurious life-style and now meets people with physical and mental disabilities. Crisis, diapers to be changed and problems of interaction become parts of his every day life. Aided by having fell for Giulia, the psychologist of the center, Felice starts to feel part of a big family and finally becomes what he has never been: an actual man. But the past is not over yet…