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The Session is Open

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The Session is Open (L' udienza è aperta)

The Session is Open (L' udienza è aperta)

original title:

L' UDIENZA È APERTA

directed by:

screenplay:

cinematography:

country:

Italy

year:

2006

film run:

75’

format:

35mm - colour

aspect ratio:

1:1.85

status:

Ready (04/08/2006)

festival & awards:

One day in the courthouse of Naples : the protagonists are a 70yr old justice of appeal, his associate judge, Elena, a vivacious and friendly 45 yr old woman, and the greatest criminal lawyer in all of Naples. They are all involved in resolving a judicial proceeding on the camorra.. This film is not just centered on the legal proceedings of this trial, but is an actual journey into the lives of the three protagonists and their way of living in relation to the Italian justice system.