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Paz! (2002)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Flavio Pistilli ...
Zanardi
Cristiano Callegaro ...
Sergio Petrilli
Matteo Taranto ...
Colasanti
Fabrizia Sacchi ...
Lucilla
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Pentothal
Francesco Mastrorilli ...
Fascist leader
Lorenzo Burlando ...
Fascist with a cudgel
Bruno Ardilesi ...
Fascist with a chain
Alessandro Molatore ...
Hit fascist
Max Mazzotta ...
Enrico Fiabeschi
Barbara Bonanni ...
Anna
Iaia Forte ...
Miss Corona
Raffaella Del Rosario ...
Colasanti's mother
Lorenza Mazzetti ...
Sergio Petrilli's mother
Roberto Citran ...
Teacher
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A bunch of students live in an apartment in Bologna, during the 70's. This is a 24-hour sample of their ordinary life, where, between marjuana, school, university, girls and political contrasts, spectators can get a nice and colourful picture of that time, of those people and of their ideas and problems. Crazy, halucinated, somehow "Trainspotting Italian style", this movie was taken from comic strips by Andrea Pazienza and it respects very well their atmosphere and style. Written by cortiglioni@yahoo.it

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10 October 2004 | by (Vicenza, Italy) – See all my reviews

The stories of the 3 main characters of the film "Paz!" take place in Bologna, that in the 70s, perhaps, was the most leftist city in Italy.

The three main characters (Penthotal, Zanardi and Fiabeschi) were created in 2 Andrea Pazienza's comic strips: Zanardi and Fiabeschi appeared in the Zanardi comic strip, while Penthotal had his own strip.

De Maria had declared that his intention was to show the situation of Bologna in the 70s through Pazienza's characters and stories and to make people think.

The soundtrack comprise original 70s punk and new wave tracks from the Italian scenes (groups like Skiantos and CCCP).


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