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Ferie d'agosto (1996)

The political and cultural controversies between two Italian families during their summer holidays in the Tirrenian sea.

Director:

Paolo Virzì

Writers:

Francesco Bruni (screenplay), Paolo Virzì (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Silvio Orlando ... Sandro Molino
Sabrina Ferilli ... Marisa
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ... Ruggero Mazzalupi
Laura Morante ... Cecilia Sarcoli
Gigio Alberti Gigio Alberti ... Roberto (as Luigi Alberti)
Agnese Claisse Agnese Claisse ... Martina
Paola Tiziana Cruciani Paola Tiziana Cruciani ... Luciana (as Paola Tiziana Crociani)
Claudia Della Seta Claudia Della Seta ... Graziella
Raffaella Lebboroni Raffaella Lebboroni ... Betta
Piero Natoli Piero Natoli ... Marcello
Rocco Papaleo ... Brigadiere
Antonella Ponziani Antonella Ponziani ... Francesca
Mario Scarpetta Mario Scarpetta ... Rosario Vitiello
Silvio Vannucci Silvio Vannucci ... Mauro Santucci
Vanessa Marini Vanessa Marini ... Sabrina Mazzalupi
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The controversies between two Italian families during their summer holidays in Ventotene, a tiny island in the Tirrenian sea. Too many political and cultural differences divide the two groups. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

5 April 1996 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

August Vacation See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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