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Francesco Patierno

Pater familias

94' - 2003 - Drama - Dialogue: Italian
Director: Francesco Patierno Composer: Angelo Talocci With: Luigi Iacuzio, Federica Bonavolontà, Francesco Pirozzi, Francesco Di Leva
After ten years in prison, 30-year-old Matteo is released for 24 hours so that he can visit his dying father. In a series of flashbacks that confuse at first, we discover not only why Matteo is behind bars, but what has happend to that gang of scungnizzi (Neapolitan youths) he used to hang out with. It soon becomes apparent that prison has kept Matteo alive, while his four friends are all dead. One of the few survivors of his past is Rosa, the girl he should have had but did not, now locked into a loveless and abusive marriage. Matteo uses what is left of his day out to do one good thing for Rosa and her daughter.

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Credits

Director

Francesco Patierno

Composer

Angelo Talocci

With

Luigi Iacuzio, Federica Bonavolontà, Francesco Pirozzi, Francesco Di Leva

Scenario

Francesco Patierno, Massimo Cacciapuoti

Director of Photography

Mauro Marchetti

Editor

Laca M. Gazzolo

Producer

Umberto Massa

More information

Dialogue

Italian

Countries of production

Italy

Year

2003

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