Synopsis

Jep Gambardella, a 65-year-old journalist and once promising novelist, lives his easy life among Rome’s decadent high society in a swirl of rooftop parties and late-night soirees. But when he learns of the death of his friend’s wife – a woman he once loved as an 18-year-old – his life is thrown into perspective and he begins to see the world through new eyes. Paolo Sorrentino's (Il Divo, The Consequences of Love) deliriously entertaining film plays out like a modern La Dolce Vita. Sorrentino regular Toni Servillo - whose entrance in the film is nothing short of magnificent - plays the lead character, through whose world-weary eyes we witness the decadence of a bankrupt culture consuming itself. The result is a dazzling, sumptuously shot satire of life in Berlusconi's Italy.

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Director

Paolo Sorrentino

Cast

Toni Servillo: Jep Gambardella Carlo Verdone: Romano Carlo Buccirosso: Ramona


Crew

Paolo Sorrentino: Director / writer Umberto Contarello: Writer Luca Bigazzi: Director of Photography Cristiano Travaglioli: Editor Lele Marchitelli: Music Stefania Cella: Production Designer Daniela Ciancio: Costume Designer

Details

DVD catalogue number: ART678DVD Blu-ray catalogue number: ART087BD

Awards

2013 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film
2013 Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film
2014 BAFTA winner for Best Film Not in the English Language
2013 European Film Awards winner for Best Film
2013 European Film Awards winner for Best Director - Paolo Sorrentino

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Out now on DVD, Blu-ray & on demand

Also part of Five Films by Paolo Sorrentino

GENRE: Drama

CERTIFICATE: 15

DIRECTOR: Paolo Sorrentino

CAST:
Toni Servillo: Jep Gambardella
Carlo Verdone: Romano
Carlo Buccirosso: Ramona
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CREW:
Paolo Sorrentino: Director / writer
Umberto Contarello: Writer
Luca Bigazzi: Director of Photography
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DURATION: 141 Mins

COUNTRIES: France, Italy

LANGUAGES: Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese

AWARDS:
2013 Oscar winner for Best Foreign Language Film
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