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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1990 - 28 July.5 August

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 1990

A thirteen-year-old boy from Venice runs away from home to Argentina, looking for his mother who has been missing for years without a trace. Arrived in the foreign country makes a long and difficult journey, also hindered by a false friend of his father, who is involved with the dictatorship of the country in the disappearance of the woman.

Original Title Dagli Appennini alle Ande
Italian Title Dagli Appennini alle Ande
Category Out of competition
Section Out of Competition
Tipology TV Series
Duration 300'
Production Year 1989
Nationality Argentina, Italy
Directed by Pino Passalacqua
Screenplay Roberta Colombo, Ennio De Concini
Music Luis Bacalov
Main cast Umberto Caglini, Giuliano Gemma, Carmen Sanmartin, Luis Brandoni, Soledad Silveyra, Constanze Engelbrecht

 regista pino passalacquaPINO PASSALACQUA

Pino Passalacqua (Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte, 9 October 1936) is an Italian director and screenwriter, active in cinema and television.
His career has developed almost exclusively in the television sector, with plays and screenplays.
He was, among other things, assistant director of Antonio Petrucci in the documentary film of 1963 on the works of the Vatican II Ecumenical Council (1963).
In 1978 he directed the television drama Il balordo, based on Piero Chiara's 1967 novel of the same name.