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by Mimmo Calopresti


This is the story of Rosario and Matteo, two teenagers who reach that particular stage in life in which a young person starts to yearn for independence.
Rosario, who is orirginary from the very south of Italy, is helped by Luigi and thanks to him he will go and live in the north of Italy. Luigi is from the south too but has a good job in Turin. He wants to give Rosario a chance to redeem himself and offer him, at the same time, an opportunity to confront his beliefs with the ones of his son Matteo.

international title: I Prefer the Sound of the Sea
original title: Preferisco il rumore del mare
country: Italy
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Mimmo Calopresti
film run: 90'
release date: IT 21/03/2000, FR 17/05/2000, BE 09/05/2001, NL 19/07/2001, DE 11/07/2002, AT 27/09/2002
screenplay: Mimmo Calopresti, Francesco Bruni, Heidrun Schleef
cast: Silvio Orlando, Michele Raso, Paolo Cirio, Fabrizia Sacchi, Mimmo Calopresti, Andrea Occhipinti, Marcello Mazzarella, Enrica Rosso
cinematography by: Luca Bigazzi
film editing: Massimo Fiocchi
art director: Alessandro Marrazzo
costumes designer: Silvia Nebiolo
music: Franco Piersanti
producer: Donatella Botti, Roberto Cicutto, Luigi Musini
production: Bianca Film, Mikado Film, Arcapix
distributor: Mikado, Rézo Film (FR), AG Kino (DE), Filmladen (AT)
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