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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1985 - 27 July.4 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1985

A teacher (Saverio) and a schoolkeeper (Mario) get lost in the Italian countryside. They find themselves in the late 15th century, they met Leonardo da Vinci and try to teach him how to play cards, they try to stop Columbus, they sing beatles's song etc...

Original Title Non ci resta che piangere
Italian Title Non ci resta che piangere
Category Official Competition
Section Meccoli Section
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 113'
Production Year 1984
Nationality Italy
Directed by Massimo Troisi, Roberto Benigni
Screenplay Massimo Troisi, Roberto Benigni, Giuseppe Bertolucci
Main cast Massimo Troisi, Roberto Benigni, Iris Peynado

 regista massimo troisiMASSIMO TROISI

His acting career started when he was 15 in a theatre (Centro Teatro Spazio). In 1969 he founded the group "I saraceni" (later renamed "La smorfia") with Enzo Decaro and Lello Arena. He became famous to the TV audience between 1976 and 1979 with two TV programs "Non Stop" and "Luna Park". First movie "Ricomincio da tre" in 1981.

 regista roberto benigniROBERTO BENIGNI

Roberto Benigni was born on October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy as Roberto Remigio Benigni. He is an actor and writer.