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The Front Line

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The Front Line (La Prima linea)

The Front Line (La Prima linea)

original title:

LA PRIMA LINEA

directed by:

cinematography:

costume design:

production:

Lucky Red, Rai Cinema, Les Films du Fleuve, supported by MiBACT, Diaphana (Paris), with the support of Film Commission Torino Piemonte

distribution:

country:

Italy/Belgium/France/UK

year:

2009

film run:

100'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

20/11/2009

festival & awards:

Set during a turbulent period in 1970-80s Italy, the plot centres on passionate couple Sergio and Susanna, who have been living as fugitives. Pursuing an uncompromising cause as members of the notorious Prima Linea, they have become increasingly alienated from the real world. Their luck finally runs out when Susanna is captured and thrown in jail. Putting his life on the line, Sergio embarks on a radical plan....
Freely adapted from the book "Miccia Corta" by Sergio Segio