The Salt of Life (Gianni e le donne)
- Directed by: Gianni Di Gregorio
- Written by: Gianni Di Gregorio, Valerio Attanasio
- Cast: Gianni Di Gregorio, Valeria de Franciscis, Teresa Di Gregorio
- Language: Italian
Writer-director Di Gregorio plays a middle aged Italian struggling with his relationships with women, including a spendthrift mother, condescending wife and daughter, and a party-girl neighbour. Unashamedly autobiographical as he pokes fun at his own foibles, Di Gregorio succeeds in making a poignant and warmly funny piece of Italian cinema.
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Reviews & features
The Salt of Life (Gianni e le Donne)9 Aug 2011
Warm and sincere bittersweet comedy with loose, naturalistic style
(12A) 89min Rome-born Gianni Di Gregorio is one of Italian cinema’s late starters. Having studied acting as a young man, he spent many years working as assistant director and screenwriter before beginning a fruitful collaboration with young Neapolitan…
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