Now or Never

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Purportedly a political film, but strangely anything but in its refusal to deal in any detail with ideology. For all its tough posturing, this is basically rather a soft centred coming of age drama about a bookish student in Pisa who falls for a girl involved with a group of anti-capitalist squatters and activists. One of those wistful movies evoking a crucial moment when fate steps in and sets a life moving in a certain direction, it's quite watchable, but toothless, apart from the powerfully effective scenes depicting police brutality against those suspected of any involvement in Genoa's G8 riots.

Release details

Duration: 96 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Lucio Pellegrini
Screenwriter: Angelo Carbone, Roan Johnson, Lucio Pellegrini
Cast: Jacopo Bonvicini
Violante Placido
Edoardo Gabriellini
Elio Germano
Camilla Filippi
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