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Our Country

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Our Country (A casa nostra)

Our Country (A casa nostra)

Our Country (A casa nostra)

original title:

A CASA NOSTRA

cinematography:

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production:

country:

Italy

year:

2006

film run:

101'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

03/11/2006

festival & awards:

Set in present day Milan, people with very different life stories come into contact, cross paths , all of these lives are in some invisible manner ruled by money: a lot of money, very little money, stolen, earned, flaunted, hidden, sometimes untouchable. The money flows from one story to another, from one person to the next. Ugo(Luca Zingaretti) is an established banker, he is a shrewd, despondent man who operates in illegal ways, Rita (Valeria Golino ) chief of the tax police is a strong willed, sensitive woman who is leading an investigation on him. Some of the other characters in the movie include a model, an assassin, a prostitute, a pensioner, who are dealing with aggression, weakness, kindness, and many other contradictions. Rita, Ugo and the others are different in the way they meet, love, hate, fight, unite and separate not just for the money, but for the strength of their emotions. In the end , all of these lives will meet in one place, one specific moment, where the characters will face life and death as the city around them watches…