Italians (film)

Italians is a 2009 Italian comedy film written and directed by Giovanni Veronesi. For this film Paolo Buonvino won the Silver Ribbon for best score.[1] the film also received three nominations at David di Donatello for best score, best sound and best special effects.[2]

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Directed byGiovanni Veronesi
Produced byAurelio De Laurentiis
Written byGiovanni Veronesi
Andrea Agnello
Ugo Chiti
StarringCarlo Verdone
Sergio Castellitto
Music byPaolo Buonvino
CinematographyTani Canevari
Release date
  • 2009 (2009)
Running time
109 min


First segment: Fortunato is a trucker specialized in the transport of luxury vehicles, especially Ferrari, in Saudi Arabia and in other Gulf countries. Tired of a life away from home and in the process of retiring, he accompanies his successor, the young Marcello, for his last trip in Dubai.

Second segment: Giulio Cesare Carminati, a successful Roman dentist, is forced to travel to St. Petersburg for a medical conference that he had organized but which would not want to participate because of the depression in which he fell since his wife's premature death. There he comes into contact with Vito Calzone, an exuberant Sicilian who lives in the Russian city and organizes meetings with local escorts on behalf of the Italian tourists.



  1. ^ Nino Luca (February 3, 2012). "Io il nuovo Morricone? Magari..." Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  2. ^ "David di Donatello, "Il Divo" fa il pieno". Corriere della Sera. 9 April 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2014.

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