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I Prefer the Sound of the Sea

  • Film

Time Out says

A rather puzzled study of Italy's north/south divide by means of three intersecting characters: Luigi (Orlando), a middle-aged Turin businessman whose roots are in Calabria, his disaffected teenage son Matteo (Cirio), and Rosario (Raso), a sullen, troubled lad whom Luigi meets on a trip home and attempts to take under his wing. It's not the most compelling device, and writer/director Calopresti never gets underneath the trio's ennui - Luigi's disillusionment with his corporate colleagues is a particularly opaque subplot - but the steady pacing and level, confident acting means that they're at least intriguing enigmas.
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Release Details

  • Duration:84 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mimmo Calopresti
  • Screenwriter:Mimmo Calopresti, Francesco Brunni
  • Cast:
    • Silvio Orlando
    • Michele Raso
    • Paolo Cirio
    • Fabrizia Sacchi
    • Mimmo Calopresti
    • Andrea Occhipinti
    • Enrica Rosso
    • Marcello Mazzarella
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