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by Paola Randi


Alfonso is a scientist from Naples. A shy and clumsy man, he has just lost his job Gayan is a fascinating former Sri Lankan cricket champion who has just arrived in Naples penniless and thinks he’s found paradise. Alfonso has spent all his life studying the migration of cells and watching soap operas with his mum. Gayan has travelled, has known fame, glory and money. In multi-ethnic Naples, the destinies of Alfonso and Gayan become entangled, and they find themselves sharing a shack put up illegally on the roof of a building in the heart of the city’s Sri Lankan district.

original title: Into paradiso
country: Italy
sales agent: Ellipsis Media International
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Paola Randi
film run: 100'
release date: IT 11/02/2011
screenplay: Paola Randi, Antonella Antonia Paolini, Luca Infascelli, Chiara Barzini
cast: Gianfelice Imparato, Saman Anthony, Peppe Servillo, Eloma Ran Janz
cinematography by: Mario Amura
film editing: Gianni Vezzosi
art director: Paki Meduri
costumes designer: Mariano Tufano
music: Fausto Mesolella
producer: Fabrizio Mosca
production: Acaba Produzioni
backing: Istituto Luce Cinecittà, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC)
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà

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