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by Guido Chiesa


Il Partigiano Johnny takes place from 8 September to the Liberation. Johnny leaves the army and hides in the mountains. He joins the Resistance and this is his story, told through flashbacks. His university professors believe in communism but he does not agree with them, despite understanding the appeal of their slogans.
Johnny fights during the occupation of Alba and engages in gun battles with the fascists. He and his group flee across the mountains of the Langhe region.

international title: Johnny the Partisan
original title: Il partigiano Johnny
country: Italy
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Guido Chiesa
film run: 135'
release date: IT 17/11/2000
screenplay: Guido Chiesa, Antonio Leotti
cast: Stefano Dionisi, Claudio Amendola, Andrea Prodan, Fabrizio Gifuni, Alberto Gimignani, Giuseppe Cederna, Chiara Muti, Umberto Orsini, Felice Andreasi, Barbara Lerici
cinematography by: Gherardo Gossi
film editing: Luca Gasparini
art director: Davide Bassan
costumes designer: Marina Roberti
music: Alexander Balanescu
producer: Domenico Procacci
production: Fandango
backing: Direzione generale Cinema e audiovisivo del Ministero della Cultura DGCA-MIC (MiBACT)
distributor: Fandango Distribuzione
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