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by Gianfranco Mingozzi


The story is set in the elegant mirrored rooms of the Caffé Quattro Palme frequented by retired military personnel and professors, rich widows and elegant gentlemen. Giuseppe (Roberto Citran) is one of the waiters and he becomes fond of Tobias (Federico Galante), the child of a pair of customers. The bond between Giuseppe and the child becomes stronger as the years go by and survives the deaths of Tobias’s parents.

international title: Tobia's Café
original title: Tobia al caffé
country: Italy
sales agent: Adriana Chiesa Enterprises
year: 2000
genre: fiction
directed by: Gianfranco Mingozzi
film run: 102'
release date: IT 13/10/2000
screenplay: Marco Lodoli, Silvia Brambilla, Angelo Orlando, Gianfranco Mingozzi
cast: Roberto Citran, Nicola Russo, Candice Hugo, Federico Galante, Renato Scarpa, Luigi Diberti, Veronica Bruni, Remo Remotti, Sergio Bustric, Angelo Orlando, Evelina Gori
cinematography by: Luigi Verga
film editing: Alfredo Muschietti
art director: Guido Josia
costumes designer: Luigi Bonanno
music: Nicola Piovani
producer: Mariella Li Sacchi
production: Factory, Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali e Turismo (MiBACT) - Direzione Generale per il Cinema
distributor: A.B. Film Distributors
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