- 115 min
- Directed by: Matteo Garrone
- Written by: Matteo Garrone
- Cast: Aniello Arena, Loredana Simioli, Nando Paone
- Language: Italian
- UK release: 22 March 2013
Luciano (Arena) is a likeable Neapolitan fish-seller determined to make it onto the Italian version of Big Brother. More stylised than Garrone’s earlier Gomorrah, it’s a powerful metaphor for Berlusconi-era Italy, and Arena, a convicted former Mafia hitman who discovered acting in prison, is compelling.
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Reality9 Oct 2012
Magic realist drama from Gomorrah director Matteo Garrone
Meet Luciano (Aniello Arena), a Neapolitan fish-seller and minor scam artist. Encouraged by his wife Maria (Loredana Simioli), three children and extended family, he enters the local try-outs for the popular reality TV series Grande Fratelli (Big…
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