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THE SECOND WEDDING NIGHT

by Pupi Avati

synopsis

Italy, the end of the WWII. Liliana, a widow, is forced to leave her hometown Bologna, along with her son Nino, because of severe financial hardships. The two of them move to Puglia, and go live in her brother-in-law Giordano’s farmhouse. Giordano, the brother of Liliana’s late husband, had in his youth been madly in love with her. Their arrival wreaks havoc in the life of the fragile Giordano, and upsets the usual farmstead routine, it also awakens the bitterness in the souls of his two elderly aunts, Suntina and Eugenia, who still bear an intense grudge against Liliana’s family...

international title: The Second Wedding Night
original title: La seconda notte di nozze
country: Italy
sales agent: RAI Com
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Pupi Avati
film run: 103'
release date: IT 11/11/2005
screenplay: Pupi Avati
cast: Antonio Albanese, Katia Ricciarelli, Neri Marcorè, Angela Luce, Marisa Merlini, Robert Madison, Tony Santagata, Manuela Morabito
cinematography by: Pasquale Rachini
film editing: Amedeo Salfa
art director: Simona Migliotti
costumes designer: Francesco Crivellini
music: Riz Ortolani
producer: Antonio Avati
production: Duea Film, RAI Cinema
distributor: 01 Distribution
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