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Radio Arrow (1998)
"Radiofreccia" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  16 October 1998 (Italy)
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Looking back at stories and myths of an Italian small town in the mid-70s.

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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 ...
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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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It makes you think...
21 December 2001 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

...about the importance of being young, having friends, and most of all enjoying life. Through the experience of four friends, Ligabue shows to the audience how life was back in the 70's in a small italian village. the four carachters represent the four different aspects of human behavior; also the drug experience is well represented.


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