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Così ridevano (1998)

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Release Date
Nov 21, 2001 (USA - Limited)

Running Time
2 hours, 4 minutes

Country Italy

Studio Cecchi Gori Distribuzione, Cecchi Gori, Mario, Tiger Cinematografica

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• The Way We Laughed



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Genre: Drama

Plot: A working class illiterate, Giovanni (Enrico Lo Verso), takes in his younger brother Pietro (Francesco Giuffrida). Sicilians displaced in late 1950s Turin, Italy, they struggle to get by with Giovanni working odd jobs while he pressures Pietro to keep with his studies. An economic shift in Italy sends the two brothers along decidedly different paths. The moralistic Giovanni finds himself profiting from the boom through ill-gotten gains while the irresponsible Pietro sticks with his schooling and becomes a respected teacher. Their roles now completely reversed, Pietro proves himself a responsible adult by covering for the corrupt actions of his brother.

Writer-director Gianni Amelio (L'AMERICA) presents this six-part saga about the economic influence on family roles and values. Each part is titled with a one-word

theme such as "Blood" or "Money." These sections comprise one day in each of the story's six years, using subtleties of character and plot to relate the account of the two brothers. A work rich in emotion, THE WAY WE LAUGHED deftly weaves the tales of individuals, family, and a nation into one cohesive narrative.

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 Directed by
Gianni Amelio
Lamerica, Ladro di bambini, Il, The House Keys
 Written by
Gianni Amelio
Lamerica, Ladro di bambini, Il, The House Keys
Daniele Gaglianone
Nemmeno il destino
 Cast
Francesco Giuffrida
The Golden Bowl, Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry, Vento di terra
Enrico Lo Verso
Hannibal, Hudson Hawk, Farinelli the Castrato
Fabrizio Gifuni
Hannibal, The Best of Youth, Johnny the Partisan
Simonetta Benozzo
Santa Maradona
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 Music By
Franco Piersanti
Lamerica, Ladro di bambini, Il, Caimano, Il



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