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Piazza Fontana: the Italian Conspiracy

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Piazza Fontana: the Italian Conspiracy (Romanzo di una strage)

Piazza Fontana: the Italian Conspiracy (Romanzo di una strage)

Piazza Fontana: the Italian Conspiracy (Romanzo di una strage)

original title:

ROMANZO DI UNA STRAGE

screenplay:

Stefano Rulli, Sandro Petraglia, Marco Tullio Giordana, Paolo Cucchiarelli, freely adapted from the book by Paolo Cucchiarelli "Il segreto di Piazza Fontana"

cinematography:

set design:

costume design:

visual effects:

Stefano Marinoni, Paola Trisoglio - Visualogie

production:

world sales:

country:

Italy/France

year:

2011

film run:

129'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

30/03/2012

festival & awards:

Milan, 12 December 1969. A huge bomb explosion at piazza Fontana at the Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura branch causes the death of 17 and 88 wounded. Police Commissioner Luigi Calabresi believes that the anarchists were behind the massacre as well as many other similar attacks. The investigation leads to several suspects and arrests but one night a suspect commits suicide and the Commissioner ends up responsible for the unpleasant incident. The case unfolds in several Italian cities and a universe of young neo-Nazis organization ready to carry out some sensational actions along with an international weapon traffic is disclosed. Calabresi was killed in front of his home on 17 May 1972.