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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1977 - 30 July. 7 August

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Category: Edition 1977

A boy from the Roman suburbs makes ends meet with petty thefts that do not satisfy him, because the spoils are too small; in fact, influenced by wealthy classmates, he aims at wealth, in his opinion necessary to be happy. When his father goes out of prison after a trivial theft, he bends it to his own ideas and drives him in some big shots. The money arrives abundant and with it a very expensive bar. Can they say they are really happy?

Category Out of competition
Section Review "Youth Problems in Contemporary World"
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 106'
Production Year 1976
Nationality Italy
Directed by Giulio Paradisi
Screenplay Lucio Battistrada, Alfredo Giannetti
Main cast Stefano Arquilla, Ennio Panosetti, Rita Tushingham

 regista Giulio ParadisiGIULIO PARADISI

Giulio Paradisi (Rome, March 21, 1934) is an Italian actor and director.
Eighteen years old he enrolled at the Experimental Center of Cinematography of Rome in acting course, graduating in 1955, his classmates were Nando Cicero, Mario Longo, Luisa Rivelli, Anita Todesco, the teachers were Tina Lattanzi, Carlo Tamberlani and Dina Perbellini. Participates in the course of small parts in films of the period including Sin that is a rogue of Blasetti, The stragglers of Maselli.
In 1959 he is in the cast of the film La dolce vita as part of the paparazzi group, in the same year he began the activity of assistant director for Fellini, Giannetti and Comencini, until the transition to short films and from 1969 to feature films for the big screen , later he also dedicated himself to directing theatrical and musical prose performances.