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Radio Arrow (1998)

Radiofreccia (original title)
Looking back at stories and myths of an Italian small town in the mid-70s.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ivan 'Freccia' Benassi
Luciano Federico ...
Bruno Jori
Alessio Modica ...
Iena
Enrico Salimbeni ...
Tito
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Boris
Francesco Guccini ...
Adolfo
Patrizia Piccinini ...
Marzia
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Madre di Ivan
Cristina Moglia ...
Cristina
Cosima Coccheri ...
Ragazza della droga
Paolo Maria Scalondro ...
Carlo
Little Taver ...
Kingo
Manuel Maggioli ...
Bonanza
Paolo Cremonini ...
Omero
Ottorino Ferrari ...
Pluto
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Storyline

Five friends Freccia, Bruno, Tito, Jena and Boris are very keen on music but they live in a little town in northern Italy and spend most of their days at the local bar. They decide to set up an independent radio which soon becomes the voice of a generation. When Freccia dies from an overdose the radio takes his name. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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16 October 1998 (Italy)  »

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ITL 5,000,000,000 (estimated)
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The actress playing bartender Adolfo's daughter for a few seconds at the end of the movie is his real life daughter. See more »

Connections

Followed by From Zero to Ten (2002) See more »

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Life for radio and radio for life
15 May 2003 | by (Bologna, Italy) – See all my reviews

Nice movie with a great soundtrack which spans through the rock landscape of the 70's and 80's. Radiofreccia describes a generation, it describes life in a small village near Correggio (hometown of Ligabue, the singer who wrote the book that inspired the movie), it describes life of young people and their problems relating to the world. It reminds of Trainspotting, with a bit of Italian touch.


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