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Sweet Dreams

Genre

Film drama, biographical

Cast

Valerio Mastandrea, Bérénice Bejo, Guido Caprino, Nicolò Cabras, Dario Dal Pero, Barbara Ronchi, Miriam Leone, Arianna Scommegna, Bruno Torrisi, Manuela Mandracchia, Giulio Brogi, Roberto Di Francesco, Dylan Ferrario, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Emmanuelle Devos, Fausto Russo Alesi, Piera Degli Esposti, Roberto Herlitzka, Fabrizio Gifuni, Linda Messerklinger

Directed by

Marco Bellocchio

Sweet Dreams

Genre

Film drama, biographical

Cast

Valerio Mastandrea, Bérénice Bejo, Guido Caprino, Nicolò Cabras, Dario Dal Pero, Barbara Ronchi, M

Directed by

Marco Bellocchio
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Locations

A 9 year old boy has a symbiotic relationship with his mother. Their apartment is in Corso Giovanni Agnelli in Turin (the interiors were built in the disused factories of Mirafiori). Massimo and his father share few interests, one of these being fans of the city’s football team: in a scene they go to the Olympic Stadium. From a young age Massimo has wondered about eternity and goes into many churches in search of answers. Various locations in Turin appear in his flashbacks including the Egyptian Museum, Palazzo Saluzzo di Paesana, Docks Dora, Scuola Sacra Famiglia, Università di Neuroscienze, Church of Santa Pelagia, Church of Santa Teresa di Gesù Bambino, Church Liceo Valsalice and the building that housed the Unicredit offices in Via Nizza.

It is a rainy day in 1995. A shot of the facade of the Basilica of Superga, then the frame widens: the Superga Hill is seen in the distance, the Mole Antonelliana in the forefront. As the Grande Torino (football team) is commemorated by the plaque placed at the location of the plane accident that killed the entire team in 4 May 1949, Massimo meets his now elderly father.

Massimo has a panic attack on his return from Sarajevo and goes to hospital. The exteriors are those of the Isola Tiberina in Rome. Later Massimo talks to Elisa, the doctor who treated him on Ponte Fabricio which links Isola Tiberina with the bank of the Tiber river.

The party where Massimo meets Elisa again is set in the wine producing company Monte Delle Vigne in Ozzano Taro (PR).

Locations

A 9 year old boy has a symbiotic relationship with his mother. Their apartment is in Corso Giovanni Agnelli in Turin (the interiors were built in the disused factories of Mirafiori). Massimo and his father share few interests, one of these being fans of the city’s football team: in a scene they go to the Olympic Stadium. From a young age Massimo has wondered about eternity and goes into many churches in search of answers. Various locations in Turin appear in his flashbacks including the Egyptian Museum, Palazzo Saluzzo di Paesana, Docks Dora, Scuola Sacra Famiglia, Università di Neuroscienze, Church of Santa Pelagia, Church of Santa Teresa di Gesù Bambino, Church Liceo Valsalice and the building that housed the Unicredit offices in Via Nizza.

It is a rainy day in 1995. A shot of the facade of the Basilica of Superga, then the frame widens: the Superga Hill is seen in the distance, the Mole Antonelliana in the forefront. As the Grande Torino (football team) is commemorated by the plaque placed at the location of the plane accident that killed the entire team in 4 May 1949, Massimo meets his now elderly father.

Massimo has a panic attack on his return from Sarajevo and goes to hospital. The exteriors are those of the Isola Tiberina in Rome. Later Massimo talks to Elisa, the doctor who treated him on Ponte Fabricio which links Isola Tiberina with the bank of the Tiber river.

The party where Massimo meets Elisa again is set in the wine producing company Monte Delle Vigne in Ozzano Taro (PR).

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Data sheet

Genre
Film drama, biographical
Directed by
Marco Bellocchio
Cast
Valerio Mastandrea, Bérénice Bejo, Guido Caprino, Nicolò Cabras, Dario Dal Pero, Barbara Ronchi, Miriam Leone, Arianna Scommegna, Bruno Torrisi, Manuela Mandracchia, Giulio Brogi, Roberto Di Francesco, Dylan Ferrario, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio, Emmanuelle Devos, Fausto Russo Alesi, Piera Degli Esposti, Roberto Herlitzka, Fabrizio Gifuni, Linda Messerklinger
Country of production
Italy, France
Year
2016
Setting year
1969-1999
Production

IBC Movie, Kavac, Rai Cinema, Ad Vitam

Awards
Nastro d'argento 2017: Best Screenplay to Marco Dentici – Best Editing to Francesca Calvelli
Plot

Based on the autobiographical novel by Massimo Gramellini. Massimo is just nine years old when his mother dies. He becomes a successful journalist in adult life but has difficulty working through grief and its phases, from the fear of death to discovering the truth.

The locations

Tiber Island – Roma
Region: Lazio Type: Island Territory: Historical centre, City
Mole Antonelliana – National Museum of Cinema
Region: Piemonte Type: Tower Territory: City, Lowland / plain
Egyptian Museum – Torino
Region: Piemonte Type: Museum Territory: City, Lowland / plain
Liberty Style in Turin
Region: Piemonte Type: Wealthy residential neighbourhood Territory: City
Torino
Region: Piemonte Type: City Territory: City, Hill
Rome
Region: Lazio Type: City Territory: Historical centre, City, Suburbs

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