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THE STARTUP is the story of a generation that does not give up and faces the illusion with the concreteness of winning ideas and projects. The film is inspired by the story of the young Italian self-made entrepreneur, Matteo Achilli and his Egomnia, a startup to offer and find work. A brilliant idea, initially refused, that Matteo with tenacity and courage will support. Within a short time, his life will change, and Matthew will have to come to terms with success and the choices that this will bring.

Original Title The Startup - Accendi il Tuo Futuro
Italian Title The Startup - Accendi il Tuo Futuro
Category Out of competition
Section Masterclass
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 97'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Italy
Directed by Alessandro D’Alatri
Screenplay Francesco Arlanch, Alessandro D'Alatri
Director of photography Ferran Paredes
Editor Valentina Mariani
Music Pivio and Aldo De Scalzi
Main cast Andrea Arcangeli (Matteo Achilli)
Paola Calliari (Emma)
Matilde Gioli (Cecilia)
Massimiliano Gallo (Armando, Matteo's father)
Luca Di Giovanni (Giuseppe Iacobucci)
Produced by Luca Barbareschi, Saverio D’Ercole

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D'Alatri was born in 1955. Director, screenwriter and actor. He began to work as an advertising director in 1984 and gained some of the greatest honors in international advertising. He debuted as a film director in 1992 with RED AMERICAN with which he received a David of Donatello as Best New Director. He later directed documentaries and films including: CASOMAI (2002), COMMEDIASEXY (2006) and ON THE SEA (2010).

Casanova Multimedia
Rai Cinema

italian distribution
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