The Past Is a Foreign Land

The Past Is a Foreign Land  {Il Passato è una terra straniera}
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The Past Is a Foreign Land
Il Passato è una terra straniera
Italy, 2008, 122 Minute Running Time
Topics: Crime, Film Noir, Gangster
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Italian English Sub-Titles

Law student Giorgio is dissatisfied with his life and looking for kicks. He goes through a radical change when he meets Francesco, a cool and mysterious guy who introduces him to the dark life of poker and drug dealing, in a crescendo of risks that builds to a point of no return.

DIRECTOR: Daniele Vacari
Producer: Domenico Procacci, Gianni Romoli, Tilde Corsi
Editor: Marco Spoletini
Screenwriter: Francesca Carofiglio, Massimo Gaudioso, Gianrico Carofiglio, Daniele Vicari
Cinematographer: Gherardo Gossi
Music: Teho Teardo
Principal Cast: Elio Germano, Chiara Caselli, Michele Riondino, Daniela Poggi, Romina Carrisi Jr.
Filmography: Mio paese, Il (2006), L’Orizzonte degli eventi (2005), Non mi basta mai (1999), Partisans (1997)
Print Source: Fandango Portobello

Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles

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