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We All Fall Down (1997)
"Tutti giù per terra" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Caterina Caselli ...
Benedetta Mazzini ...
Gianluca Gobbi ...
Anita Caprioli ...
Carlo Monni ...
padre di Walter
Adriana Rinaldi ...
madre di Walter
Luciana Littizzetto ...
Post office clerk
Elisabetta Cavallotti ...
Alessandra Casella ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roberto Accornero
Paolo Belletrutti
Claudio Bertoni
Alessandra Botticelli
Marco Casellato ...


Walter is 20. He hasn't got a job, a girlfriend or any clear convictions. He rejects conventional values, notably his father's submissive acceptance of a life working in a factory as well as a social life, including sex (he is, self-consciously, a virgin). An on-and-off philosophy student, he'd like to be a committed nihilist but is too insecure. 'All Fall Down' paints a picture of Walter as he weakly tries to find his independence. Written by Martin Turner <>

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Release Date:

5 April 1998 (Hong Kong)  »

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ITL 472,044,000 (Italy) (2 May 1997)


ITL 1,368,118,000 (Italy) (6 June 1997)

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Walter: Scared? Yes, I was scared. But I wanted her so badly. What would I do once out that door? Would I penetrate her? The word made me laugh. "May I penetrate you?" Not to mention the other thing, the clitoris. Why must they have such scary names? Where is the clitoris? How do you find it? Do they give you a map? Female could you tell? Did a neon sign come out? "Yes, I came, thank you." And premature ejaculation? Premature in what respect? Who the hell invented penis envy anyway? What ...
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A modern day masterpiece
18 January 2000 | by (torino, Italy) – See all my reviews

Intro: I always lived in Torino, but the month I went away to work in Rome they filmed this movie, half the people I know, were stand-by and some even said a couple of lines Main subject: Not being biased but this movie, is a true piece of art, of real history, this movie has real insight on the situtation, especially, went Valerio goes to look for a Job, it's really like that, and the teachers , and all the surrounding is really real, this movie has a steady background music by cult group C.C.C.P who then became know has C.S.I,this movie is really fast-paced but clear, and it's the kind of movie you don't mind watching twice in row. It's light and fast. Treat yourself and watch it. If you don't trust me, then watch it just for the music...

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