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THE FIRST ON THE LIST

by Roan Johnson

synopsis

It’s June 1st, 1970, and Pisa is the epicenter of the movement Lotta Continua. There are rumors of an imminent coup d’état, and the most visible exponents fear being arrested before dawn. One of them is Pino Masi, a singer-songwriter who wrote the hit “La ballata del Pinelli.” He invites two high school students, Renzo Lulli and Fabio Gismondi, to flee Italy with him, and the three set off. A series of misunderstandings ensues, starting with an unnerving encounter with soldiers on their way to Rome for the national holiday the next day…

international title: The First on the List
original title: I primi della lista
country: Italy
sales agent: Intramovies
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Roan Johnson
release date: IT 11/11/2011
screenplay: Davide Lantieri, Roan Johnson
cast: Claudio Santamaria, Francesco Turbanti, Paolo Cioni, Sergio Pierattini, Daniela Morozzi, Fabrizio Brandi, Capovilla
cinematography by: Tommaso Borgstrom
film editing: Marco Guelfi
art director: Mauro Vanzati
costumes designer: Andrea Cavalletto
music: Racthev & Carratello
producer: Carlo Degli Esposti, Conchita Airoldi, Nora Barbieri, Patrizia Massa
production: Palomar, Urania Pictures, RAI Cinema
backing: MiBAC - Direzione Cinema, Film Commission Torino Piemonte
distributor: Istituto Luce Cinecittà
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