Elio Germano

Elio Germano

Elio Germano (born September 25, 1980) is an Italian actor. He made his film debut in 1993 as a child actor, before gaining prominence with a string of roles in youth-oriented movies in the early 2000s. He achieved stardom following his lead role in Daniele Luchetti's My Brother Is an Only Child (2007), for which he won his first David di Donatello for Best Actor. He won the award for Best Actor at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival for Luchetti's La Nostra Vita (tied with Javier Bardem for Biutiful) and at the 2020 Berlin Film Festival for Volevo Nascondermi, portraying painter Antonio Ligabue. Subsequent starring roles include Tutta La Vita Davanti (2008), Diaz: Don't Clean Up This Blood (2012), Il Giovane Favoloso (2014), Suburra (2015), The Man Without Gravity (2019), Bad Tales (2020) and Rose Island (2020). Outside of Italy he appeared in the Abel Ferrara's Mary (2005), and Nine (2009), opposite Daniel Day-Lewis.

  • Title: Elio Germano
  • Popularity: 4.931
  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 1980-09-25
  • Place of Birth: Rome, Italy
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  • Also Known As: Έλιο Τζερμάνο, 엘리오 게르마노
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  • 2009
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    Nine

    Nine

    5.515 2009 HD

    Arrogant, self-centered movie director Guido Contini finds himself struggling to find meaning, purpose, and a script for his latest film endeavor....

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis

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  • 2008
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    As God Commands

    As God Commands

    6.5 2008 HD

    An 11-year-old boy and his neo-Nazi dad struggle with being outcasts in their suburban town.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Filippo Timi

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  • 2006
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    Napoleon and Me

    Napoleon and Me

    6.114 2006 HD

    Elba island, 1814. Martino is a young teacher, idealist and strongly anti Napoleon, in love with the beautiful and noble Baroness Emily. The young...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Daniel Auteuil

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  • 2007
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    My Brother Is an Only Child

    My Brother Is an Only Child

    6.764 2007 HD

    Accio and Manrico are siblings from a working-class family in 1960s Italy: older Manrico is handsome, charismatic, and loved by all, while younger...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2005
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    Quo Vadis, Baby?

    Quo Vadis, Baby?

    5.7 2005 HD

    A private detective investigates her sister's suicide 16 years earlier.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Angela Baraldi

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  • 2005
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    Do You Like Hitchcock?

    Do You Like Hitchcock?

    5.1 2005 HD

    A nerdy film student and lifelong voyeur begins to believe that two lovely young strangers may have conspired to commit a brutal murder.

    Genre: Mystery

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2004
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    Che ne sarà di noi

    Che ne sarà di noi

    5.757 2004 HD

    A coming-of-age tale about three 18-year-olds just out of high school who go to a Greek island following one of the boys' older girlfriend.

    Genre: Romance

    Cast: Silvio Muccino

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  • 2005
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    Mary

    Mary

    5.7 2005 HD

    Following the shooting of a film on the life of Jesus called This Is My Blood, Marie Palesi, the actress who plays Mary Magdalene, takes refuge in...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Juliette Binoche

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  • 2010
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    Our Life

    Our Life

    6.6 2010 HD

    Claudio is a construction worker living in the outskirts of Rome. He's happily married and his wife is pregnant with their third child. However, a...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2010
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    The End Is My Beginning

    The End Is My Beginning

    5.981 2010 HD

    When an extraordinary man who has lived through all is approaching his end, he decides to call his son to join him for the last time at his home in...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Bruno Ganz

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  • 2005
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    Call Me Salomè

    Call Me Salomè

    1 2005 HD

    Herod is a Neapolitan boss who runs The Last Emperor, an infamous local, and Herodias is his vicious partner. Salomè is a young, immature and...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Riccardo Cicogna

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  • 2003
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    Break Free

    Break Free

    6.2 2003 HD

    Directed by Gian Tavarelli, Liberi (Break Free) centers on the freckle-faced Vince (Elio Germano), whose life in a Roman mountain village is...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2009
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    Beautiful People

    Beautiful People

    6.61 2009 HD

    Alfredo and Susanna are two well-off fifty-year-olds who lead a stimulating cultural life. He is an architect and she is a psychologist; they live in...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Monica Guerritore

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  • 2008
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    The Past Is a Foreign Land

    The Past Is a Foreign Land

    6.2 2008 HD

    A promising law student from a good family is driven by a cool cardsharper into a downward spiral of criminality, discovering a part of himself he...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2001
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    Unfair Competition

    Unfair Competition

    7 2001 HD

    Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Diego Abatantuono

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  • 2012
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    Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood

    Diaz - Don't Clean Up This Blood

    7.177 2012 HD

    On July 19–21, 2001, over 200,000 people took to the streets of Genoa to protest against the ongoing G8 summit. Anti-globalization activists...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Claudio Santamaria

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  • 2012
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    Faccia d'angelo

    Faccia d'angelo

    7 2012 HD

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2012
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    A Magnificent Haunting

    A Magnificent Haunting

    6.5 2012 HD

    An aspiring actor discovers that his spacious new apartment comes complete with eight friendly ghosts.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 1999
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    Il cielo in una stanza

    Il cielo in una stanza

    5.9 1999 HD

    Clashing with his father Paolo after coming home late, 17-year-old Marco accuses him of being old and stifling. They time travel to the 1960s, where...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 1993
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    Ci hai rotto papà

    Ci hai rotto papà

    6.12 1993 HD

    Kids from a huge apartment complex in Rome form a secret society to unite their forces and get back at the nasty adults who 'oppress' them, playing...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2011
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    Scattered Cloud

    Scattered Cloud

    5.7 2011 HD

    Blue-collar worker Diego lives in the Roman suburbs and is about to marry his lifelong fiancée. His feelings are put to the test on the eve of...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Michele Alhaique

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  • 2008
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    The Early Bird Catches the Worm

    The Early Bird Catches the Worm

    5.8 2008 HD

    Marco Baldini is a young man determined to become the voice of a major radio; he alternates between his job at Radio Deejay and his gambling...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2005
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    Sangue - La morte non esiste

    Sangue - La morte non esiste

    6 2005 HD

    Iuri and Stella are two brothers with a strange relationship.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2012
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    The Landlords

    The Landlords

    5.882 2012 HD

    Two construction-workers, the brothers Cosimo and Elia are hired by a famous singer to do some work on his rural mansion, before he's due to make his...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2006
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    Pavilion 22

    Pavilion 22

    5.5 2006 HD

    Schizophrenic Valerio—whose existence was the bane of her sister Laura—dies after escaping from a private clinic, but his ghost keeps...

    Genre: Horror

    Cast: Regina Orioli

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  • 2010
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    Flaiano: il meglio è passato

    Flaiano: il meglio è passato

    1 2010 HD

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Pupi Avati

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  • 2005
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    Melissa P.

    Melissa P.

    4.597 2005 HD

    An adolescent girl, living with her mother and her grandmother, will have her first sexual experiences in a heavy and excessive way.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: María Valverde

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  • 2005
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    Romanzo Criminale

    Romanzo Criminale

    7.194 2005 HD

    After serving prison time for a juvenile offense, Freddo gathers his old buddies Libano and Dandi and embarks on a crime spree that makes the trio...

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Kim Rossi Stuart

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  • 2008
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    Fallen Heroes

    Fallen Heroes

    4.6 2008 HD

    Forty year-old Bruno Ledeux, seen sitting across from the doctor, gives the impression of a man who is no longer young but not yet old.Condemned to...

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Bruno Todeschini

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  • 2014
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    Leopardi

    Leopardi

    6.806 2014 HD

    In 19th-century Italy, Giacomo Leopardi channels his debilitating illness and isolation into poetry.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2005
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    3.87

    3.87

    7.1 2005 HD

    During 2004 alone, 1400 people in Italy died at their workplace, 3.87 per day. Andrea is one of them.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2015
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    Lost and Beautiful

    Lost and Beautiful

    7.1 2015 HD

    Pulcinella, a foolish servant, is sent from the depths of Mt. Vesuvius to present-day Campania to grant the last wish of poor shepherd Tommaso, who...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Tommaso Cestrone

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  • 2015
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    The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun

    The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun

    5.126 2015 HD

    She’s the most beautiful, most short-sighted, most sentimental, most perplexing, most obstinate, most untrustworthy and most troubling of...

    Genre: Thriller

    Cast: Freya Mavor

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  • 2015
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    Alaska

    Alaska

    6.767 2015 HD

    Nadine is a French young woman. Fausto is an Italian young man trying to make it in Paris as a restaurant waiter. They accidentally meet at a...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2015
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    Suburra

    Suburra

    7.297 2015 HD

    A gangster known as "Samurai" wants to turn the waterfront of Rome into a new Las Vegas. All the local mob bosses have agreed to work for this common...

    Genre: Crime

    Cast: Pierfrancesco Favino

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  • 2008
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    A Whole Life Ahead

    A Whole Life Ahead

    6.6 2008 HD

    25-year-old philosophy major Marta faces the ugly truth for many young Italians — a complete lack of career opportunities. While babysitting...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Isabella Ragonese

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  • 2016
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    L'ami, François d'Assise et ses frères

    L'ami, François d'Assise et ses frères

    5.4 2016 HD

    The movie follows Elia da Cortona, one of the most faithful followers of St. Francis, from 1209 to 1226.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2013
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    The Fifth Wheel

    The Fifth Wheel

    6.5 2013 HD

    The life of a working-class boy in Rome through the '70s and '80s, choosing his own path with his lifetimes friends and family.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2017
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    Tenderness

    Tenderness

    6.3 2017 HD

    Back from the hospital where he has been treated after a heart attack, Lorenzo is on his way upstairs to his top-floor apartment in Naples when he...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Renato Carpentieri

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  • 2017
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    It's All About Karma

    It's All About Karma

    5.762 2017 HD

    Giacomo befriends a con man, believing that he is the reincarnation of his dead father.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Fabio De Luigi

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  • 2016
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    In arte Nino

    In arte Nino

    7 2016 HD

    Biopic about Italian actor Nino Manfredi, focusing on the period between 1939 and 1959, depicting his difficult beginnings, his passion for acting...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2004
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    A Judge of Honor

    A Judge of Honor

    6.955 2004 HD

    In 1980 Paolo Borsellino was appointed with the preliminary investigations and the task of setting up a team which would later become the famous...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Giorgio Tirabassi

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  • 2003
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    Ferrari

    Ferrari

    7 2003 HD

    Story of Enzo Ferrari's rise from a successful race driver to one of the most famous entrepreneurs of all time. Being interviewed by a fictitious,...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Sergio Castellitto

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  • 2018
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    Io sono Tempesta

    Io sono Tempesta

    5.824 2018 HD

    To avoid jail, a tax-dodging businessman is sentenced to a year of community service in a homeless shelter.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Marco Giallini

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  • 2018
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    Lucia's Grace

    Lucia's Grace

    5.9 2018 HD

    During the evaluation of a plot of land, surveyor and distressed single mother Lucia meets a woman who claims to be Mary, the Mother of God.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Alba Rohrwacher

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  • 2018
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    Archiviato - L'obbligatorietà dell'azione penale in Valsusa

    Archiviato - L'obbligatorietà dell'azione penale in Valsusa

    8 2018 HD

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2002
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    Respiro

    Respiro

    6.587 2002 HD

    Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Valeria Golino

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  • 2002
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    Ultimo stadio

    Ultimo stadio

    1 2002 HD

    The Champions League Final, on 31st May 2001, in Rome. A football match unites men that have nothing in common with each other. The stadium becomes a...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Rolando Ravello

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  • 2017
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    Binxet - Under the border

    Binxet - Under the border

    7 2017 HD

    “Binxet – Under the border” is a journey between life and death, dignity and pain, struggle and freedom. It takes place along the...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2020
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    Hidden Away

    Hidden Away

    7.548 2020 HD

    The film tackles the life journey of Toni Ligabue, visionary naïf painter who used to draw tigers, lions and jaguars while living among the...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2000
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    Cornetti al miele

    Cornetti al miele

    5 2000 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Antonio Catania

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  • 2003
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    Now or Never

    Now or Never

    5.5 2003 HD

    2001. Soon-to-be-graduate David gets involved in the anti-globalization movement after falling for activist Viola in the months preceding the fateful...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Jacopo Bonvicini

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  • 2020
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    Rose Island

    Rose Island

    7.043 2020 HD

    In 1968, engineer Giorgio Rosa established the independent state called "The Isle of Roses" off the coast of Rimini, built on a platform outside the...

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2019
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    The Man Without Gravity

    The Man Without Gravity

    7.112 2019 HD

    A gravity-defying boy raised in seclusion matures into an extraordinary man -- and an international celebrity -- who longs for human connection.

    Genre: Fantasy

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2020
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    Bad Tales

    Bad Tales

    6.738 2020 HD

    In a small suburb on the outskirts of Rome, the cheerful heat of summer camouflages a stifling atmosphere of alienation. From a distance, the...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2022
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    America Latina

    America Latina

    6.095 2022 HD

    Massimo Sisti is a reputable professional with a nice house, a happy marriage, and two loving daughters, whose life is turned upside down when one...

    Genre: Thriller

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2021
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    Uno, nessuno, cento Nino

    Uno, nessuno, cento Nino

    7 2021 HD

    A documentary about beloved Italian actor Nino Manfredi.

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Nino Manfredi

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  • 2022
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    Lord of the Ants

    Lord of the Ants

    7.255 2022 HD

    Based on true events of the late 60s in Italy, poet, playwright and myrmecologist Aldo Braibanti is prosecuted and sentenced to prison for the love...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Luigi Lo Cascio

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  • 2011
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    Noi c'eravamo

    Noi c'eravamo

    10 2011 HD

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Giulio Andreotti

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  • 2021
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    All Star - Ritorno al cinema

    All Star - Ritorno al cinema

    7.6 2021 HD

    A short movie about coming back to the cinema after lockdowns.

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Claudia Napolitano

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  • 2001
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    La storia chiusa

    La storia chiusa

    1 2001 HD

    A Donatello award nominated short drama feature.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Luigi Basagaluppi

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  • 2024
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    Trust

    Trust

    6.943 2024 HD

    Pietro is a revered teacher, Teresa his brilliant and precocious student. Their affair is both illicit and tempestuous. After one fight, Teresa...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2023
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    Palazzina LAF

    Palazzina LAF

    6.772 2023 HD

    Caterino is a worker at the Ilva factory in Taranto. When the company executives decide to use him as a spy to identify the workers they should get...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Michele Riondino

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  • 2020
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    Liberi e pensanti - Uno maggio Taranto

    Liberi e pensanti - Uno maggio Taranto

    1 2020 HD

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Diodato

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  • 2004
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    Fame chimica

    Fame chimica

    5.8 2004 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Andrea Kenni

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  • 2009
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    The Bee and the Wind

    The Bee and the Wind

    1 2009 HD

    Matteo, a young engineer, returns to the mountains of his childhood to visit his father's grave.

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Philippe Leroy

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  • 1970
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    Sicilian Letters

    Sicilian Letters

    1 1970 HD

    A feature film that is loosely based on a specific period in the life of Matteo Messina Denaro. Set in the 90s and tracks the tragic and farcical...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 1970
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    La grande ambizione

    La grande ambizione

    1 1970 HD

    The story of Enrico Berlinguer's private and public life, between 1973 and 1978.

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    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2016
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    In arte Nino

    In arte Nino

    7 2016 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2005
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    Sangue - La morte non esiste

    Sangue - La morte non esiste

    6 2005 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2003
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    Ferrari

    Ferrari

    3.2 2003 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Sergio Castellitto

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  • 2000
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    Padre Pio: Miracle Man

    Padre Pio: Miracle Man

    6.9 2000 HD

    The amazing details and events in Padre Pio's life as a boy and throughout his 50 years as a friar. Padre Pio was a man of great faith and devotion,...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Jürgen Prochnow

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  • 2002
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    Il sequestro Soffiantini

    Il sequestro Soffiantini

    5 2002 HD

    In 1997, a group of bandits kidnaps businessman Giuseppe Soffiantini, keeping him imprisoned for 237 days in their hideout in the mountains of...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Michele Placido

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  • 2012
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    Faccia d'angelo

    Faccia d'angelo

    6.4 2012 HD

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Elio Germano

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  • 2001
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    Via Zanardi, 33

    Via Zanardi, 33

    7 2001 HD

    Genre: Comedy

    Cast: Dino Abbrescia

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  • 2024
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    La Storia

    La Storia

    6.9 2024 HD

    Ida, a single mother of two sons, hides her Jewish heritage and fights against poverty and persecution during the end of World War II and post-war...

    Genre: Drama

    Cast: Jasmine Trinca

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  • 2023
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    Ulisse. Il piacere della scoperta

    Ulisse. Il piacere della scoperta

    8.9 2023 HD

    Alberto Angela leads the dissemination program dedicated to history, art and culture. A historical, archaeological, informative story, with the...

    Genre: Documentary

    Cast: Alberto Angela

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