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IL GRANDE SOGNO

by Michele Placido

synopsis

Italy in ’68, when young people were dreaming they could change the world, when rules were broken, love was free and everything seemed possible. Nicola, a handsome young man from Puglia is a policeman but his dream is to be an actor, and he finds himself having to be a mole in the student world in turmoil. At university he meets Laura, a young girl from a middle-class Catholic family, a brilliant and passionate student who dreams of a world without injustice, and Libero, a student-worker, and leader of the student movement that dreams of revolution. Strong emotions and passions are aroused and Laura —attracted to both— has to choose who she loves.

original title: Il Grande Sogno
country: Italy, France
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Michele Placido
film run: 101'
release date: IT 24/04/2009, FR 10/03/2010, BE 31/08/2011
screenplay: Doriana Leondeff, Angelo Pasquini, Michele Placido
cast: Riccardo Scamarcio, Jasmine Trinca, Luca Argentero, Massimo Popolizio, Alessandra Acciai, Federica Vincenti, Marco Brenno, Marco Iermanò
cinematography by: Arnaldo Catinari
film editing: Consuelo Catucci
art director: Francesco Frigeri
costumes designer: Claudio Cordaro
music: Nicola Piovani
producer: Pietro Valsecchi, Camilla Nesbitt
production: Taodue Film, Babe Films, Medusa Film, Sky
distributor: Medusa Film, Rezo Films, Abc Distribution
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