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Title Pranzo di Ferragosto [videorecording] = Mid-August lunch / Fandango ; Matteo Garrone presenta ; una produzione Archimede in collaborazione con Rai Cinema ; soggetto, Gianni Di Gregorio, Simone Riccardini ; sceneggiatura, Gianni Di Gregorio ; prodotto da Matteo Garrone ; regia, Gianni Di Gregorio.

Imprint New York : Zeitgeist Films, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    I PRA    Available
Description 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (4 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Extras: A visit with the cast; Interview with director/star Gianni Di Gregorio.
Credits Production design, Susanna Cascella ; costumes, Silvia Polidori ; music, Ratchev & Carratello ; director of photography, Gian Enrico Bianchi ; editor, Marco Spoletini ; art director, Massimo Guadioso.
Cast Gianni Di Gregorio, Valeria De Franciscis, Marinna Cacciotti, Maria Calì, Grazia Cesarini Sforza, Alfonso Santagata, Luigi Marchetti, Biagio Ursitti, Petre Rosu.
Summary A middle-aged man living with his elderly mother finds the best way to pay for their debts is to take care of the building manager's mother during the biggest festival of the year. Soon he finds himself with not two but four mothers to keep fed and happy.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; 5.1 surround and stereo; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Language In Italian with optional subtitles in English.
Awards Winner of the Best First Film, Best Italian Film, Venice Film Festival; Winner of the Satyajit Ray Award, London Film Festival; Winner of the Golden Snail Best Food Feature Bologna Slow Food on Film International Festival of Food and Film
Subject Caregivers -- Drama.
Older women -- Home care -- Drama.
Older women -- Respite care -- Drama.
Cooking -- Drama.
Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary -- Italy -- Drama.
Genre/Form Foreign films -- Italy.
Domestic comedy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Garrone, Matteo, 1968- Producer.
Di Gregorio, Gianni. Screenwriter. Director. Actor.
Riccardini, Simone. Screenwriter.
Cascella, Susanna. Designer.
Polidori, Silvia. Costume designer.
Bianchi, Gian Enrico. Cinematographer.
Spoletini, Marco. Film editor.
Guadioso, Massimo. Artistic director.
De Franciscis, Valeria, 1915- Actor.
Cacciotti, Marina. Actor.
Calí, Maria. Actor.
Cesarini Sforza, Grazia. Actor.
Santagata, Alfonso, 1947- Actor.
Marchetti, Luigi. Actor.
Ursitti, Biagio. Actor.
Rosu, Petre. Actor.
Ratchev & Carratello. Composer.
Fandango (Firm)
Archimede (Firm : Italy)
RAI Cinema (Firm)
Zeitgeist Films.
Note Title on container: Mid-August lunch
Standard No. 795975112932
Music No. Z1129 Zeitgeist Films

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