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Come un gatto
"A hilarious comedy on the encounter-clash between two opposing social environments" - PANORAMA
PLOT: Giovanni and Monica are the most diverse people on the face of the earth. He is an intellectual, a proponent of social integration and lives in the center of Rome; she is a former supermarket cashier who deals every day with the multicultural environment of her suburban neighborhood. They would never have met if their children did not start dating. The two have a common goal: the friendship between their children, like a cat on the highway, must end!
CAST: Paola Cortellesi, Antonio Albanese, Claudio Amendola, Sonia Bergamasco, Luca Angeletti, Antonio D'Ausilio, Alice Maselli, Simone De Bianchi
YEAR: 2018
LENGTH: 98 min.
GENRE: Comedy
AWARDS: • Best Comedy, Best Actor in a Comedy (Antonio Albanese), Best Actress in a Comedy (Paola Cortellesi): Nastro d'argento
• Nominated Best Actor (Antonio Albanese), Best Actress (Paola Cortellesi, Best Supporting Actress (Sonia Bergamasco): David di Donatello; Best Actress in a Comedy (Sonia Bergamasco): Nastro d'argento
RATING: USA: no rating; Australia: M

TIMES: Boulder: April 4, 6:30 p.m.
  Detroit: April 6, 5:00 p.m.
  Memphis: April 8, 7:00 p.m.
  Kansas City: April 18, 7:00 p.m.
  St. Louis: April 20, 6:00 p.m.
  Portland: April 28, 5:00 p.m.

 
  Please note, while the trailer may not include subtitles, the film will be screened with English subtitles

DIRECTOR NOTES:     RM

Riccardo Milani, born in Rome, is a director and screenwriter. He began as an assistant director to Mario Monicelli, Nanni Moretti and Daniele Luchetti.  He made his directorial debut in 1997 with the film Auguri professore,  for which he was nominated Best New Director.

On Like a Cat on the Highway, Milani says: [This film] talks about the possibility of facing directly those who are far from us for social class, culture or nationality. By becoming part of a situation with contrasting aspects, one can put into question one’s own conviction and grant oneself a luxury that is more and more scary: that of changing.”


DISTRIBUTOR: True Colours, Roma