A Lonely Hero / L'intrepido

Gianni Amelio Director: Gianni Amelio
Cast list: Antonio Albanese, Livia Rossi, Gabriele Rendina, Alfonso Santagata, Sandra Ceccarelli, Giuseppe Antignati, Gianluca Cesale, Fabio Zulli, Bedy Moratti, Fausto Rossi
Screenplay: Gianni Amelio, Davide Lantieri
Director of Photography: Luca Bigazzi
Editor: Simona Paggi
Music: Franco Piersanti
Producer: Marco Camilli
Distribution: Rai Trade
Rights: Rai Trade
Country: Italy
Year: 2013
Running time: 104
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Albanian, Italian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: Social issues, the breakdown of society and decay of traditional values are some of Gianni Amelio’s favorite topics and he addresses them in his latest film. He comments on Italy's current economic crisis through a highly stylized and surrealistically conceived (very) bitter comedy about a man named Antonio who makes his living as a substitute. Every day, he substitutes for someone who cannot go to work at the moment but doesn't want to lose their job. Antonio thus delivers pizza, guts fish, builds houses, sells flowers, cleans stadiums - whatever is necessary to keep the work and money going. His character, similar to Chaplin's Tramp, is in direct contrast with the cruelty of “modern times”.
Awards and Nominations: Venice IFF (2013) – Magic Lantern Award, Pasinetti Award (Best Actor)

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with support of
Italský kulturní institut Praha
Italský kulturní institut Praha
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