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Plot:

Fabio and Michela, a young couple from Northern Italy with two small children, move into the apartment in Naples adjacent to that of retired attorney Lorenzo. They are as beautiful and extroverted as Lorenzo is  ill-tempered and distrustful.  Soon, Lorenzo becomes part of their family, spending more time with them and their children than with his own adult children, and  the joy of  living, which had seemed lost, returns to him. That is until one evening, returning home, Lorenzo finds a terrible uproar in the building.  Something has happened that will affect all of them.

Liberally inspired by the book The Temptation to Be Happy by Lorenzo Marone.

Director: Gianni Amelio
Cast: Elio Germano, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Micaela Ramazzotti, Greta Scacchi, Renato Carpentieri, Arturo Muselli, Giuseppe Zeno, Maria Nazionale, Giovanni Esposito, Salvatore Cantalupo, Walter Lippa, Franco Pinelli, Enzo Casertano, Hedy Krissane, Lello Serao
Year: 2017
Length: 103 min.
Genre: Drama
Awards: •Best Film, Best Director (Gianni Amelio), Best Actor (Renato Carpentieri), Best Cinematography: Nastro d'argento
•Nominated Best Actress (Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Micaela Ramazzotti), Best Sound, Best Production Design: Nastro d'argento; Best Film, Best Director (Gianni Amelio), Best Actor (Renato Carpentieri), Best Supporting Actor (Elio Germano), Best Supporting Actress (Micaela Ramazzotti), Best Non Original Screenplay, Best  Music, Best Production Design: David di Donatello
Rating: USA: no rating; Australia: 15+
 
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  Film screened with English subtitles.
Distributor: RAI, Rome