The Power of the Past

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Children's author Gianni (Rubini) fears he's encountered a creepy stalker, when an older stranger (Ganz) appears to know everything about him. But the stranger has arrived to reveal the incredible truth about Gianni's late father. The writer's established family life quickly unfolds, and we learn that 'everyone has their own reality'. Propelled by their fertile imaginations, the leads are a quirky, winning duo: Ganz all hazy melancholy, and Rubini as a 40-something in second adolescence, right down to his taste in rock music. Even when the story meanders into soppiness, it's laced with an enjoyably pert sense of humour. (From a novel by Sandro Veronesi.) AHa.

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Duration: 98 mins

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Director: Piergiorgio Gay
Screenwriter: Piergiorgio Gay, Lara Fremder
Cast: Sergio Rubini
Bruno Ganz
Sandra Ceccarelli
Mariangela D'Abbraccio
Valeria Moriconi
Giuseppe Battison
Aleksander Krosl
Barbara Cerar
Sebastiano Moise
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