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by Vincenzo Terracciano


Five middle age men share a hospital room because of their different ailments. Adriano is a clerk, Ciro a greengrocer, Guido a professor, Antonio a bank employee, Luigi a wine merchant. They come from different worlds with very little in common, but day by day, they develop a brotherhood, a friendship born out of their common life in hospital. Their conversations are usually about food. They are all obliged to eat the saltless food provided by the hospital, and this situation stimulate even more their hunger for life and rich meals.

international title: Rebels With a Cause
original title: Ribelli per caso
country: Italy
sales agent: Intramovies
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Vincenzo Terracciano
film run: 100'
release date: IT 14/12/2001
screenplay: Vincenzo Terracciano, Laura Sabotino
cast: Giovanni Esposito, Antonio Catania, Gea Martire, Tiberio Murgia, Renato Scarpa, Franco Javarone, Antonio Petrocelli
cinematography by: Paolo Carnera
film editing: Marco Spoletini
art director: Carlo De Marino
costumes designer: Gaia Guidotti
music: Almamegretta
producer: Umberto Massa
production: Kubla Khan, Mediatrade
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà

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