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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1985 - 27 July.4 August

Sections & Films

MADE TO MEASURE

Category: Edition 1985

Synopsis
In the clinic of Dr. Nathan, where artificial insemination is carried out, comes the love between Tony, a seed donor, and Lisa, a voluntary "surrogate mother". When she is "rented" by a rich and sterile Swiss lady, he goes into crisis and comes to kidnap the baby feeling morally father. Among various inconsistencies we arrive at a happy ending.

Original Title Fatto su misura
Italian Title Fatto su misura
Category Official Competition
Section Meccoli Section
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 101'
Production Year 1984
Nationality Italy
Directed by Francesco Laudadio
Screenplay Francesco Laudadio, Filiberto Bandini
Music Claudio Mattone
Main cast Ricky Tognazzi, Lara Wendel, Ugo Tognazzi, Senta Berger, Alessandro Benvenuti

 regista francesco laudadioFRANCESCO LAUDADIO

At 18, the leading student of the Bari student movement in 1968-70, then leader of the Italian Communist Party until 1975. Graduated in philosophy, brother of Felice Laudadio, abandons militant political activity at the end of 1975 and moved from Bari to Rome , he approached the cinema in 1976 working first as secretary of edition and production and immediately after as assistant director of Ettore Scola, Alberto Sordi, Pasquale Squitieri, Gianni Serra and above all Mario Monicelli.
He made his directorial debut in 1982 with Grog, in competition at the Venice Film Festival in 1982, winner at the San Sebastian Festival and a David di Donatello. An author attentive to the problems of our time, in ten years he has made five films of great interest and success, including Made to Measure, which deals with a burning issue such as artificial insemination, Topo Galileo, one of Beppe Grillo's few interpretations of the cinema. and La riffa, shot entirely in Bari and free remaking of a famous episode of Boccaccio '70 with Monica Bellucci - in her debut in cinema - in the role that was of Sophia Loren.