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TWO LITTLE ITALIANS

by Paolo Sassanelli

synopsis

Two naive friends in their forties flee from a small town in Southern Italy and find themselves catapulted into Northern Europe.
They will, for the first time, understand what feeling alive and happy means. Through a series of surprising adventures and with the help of a woman, they will overcome their fears and inhibitions, they will discover the joy of life, affection and even love, becoming part of a bizarre but also reassuring ‘modern family’ with this woman.

international title: Two Little Italians
original title: Due piccoli italiani
working title: La vita ti arriva addosso
country: Italy, Iceland
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Paolo Sassanelli
film run: 100'
release date: IT 14/06/2018
screenplay: Paolo Sassanelli, Francesco Apice, Chiara Balestrazzi
cast: Paolo Sassanelli, Francesco Colella, Rian Gerritsen, Marit Nissen, Kenneth Herdigein, Tiziana Schiavarelli, Totò Onnis, Dagmar Lassander, Lia Cellamare, Mike Reus
cinematography by: Federico Annicchiarico
film editing: Roberto Di Tanna
art director: Daniele Frabetti
costumes designer: Sara Fanelli
music: Giorgio Giampà
producer: Tommaso Arrighi, Gudrun Edda Thorhanesdottir
production: Mood Film, Duo Productions, RAI Cinema
backing: MiBACT (IT), BCC di San Marzano (IT), Regione Lazio (IT), Eurimages, Fondazione Apulia Film Commission (IT), Netherlands Film Production Incentive (NL)
distributor: Key Films