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Good Morning, Night (2003)
"Buongiorno, notte" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  5 September 2003 (Italy)
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The 1978 kidnapping of politician Aldo Moro as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants: a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red Brigade.

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Paolo Briguglia ...
Enzo
Pier Giorgio Bellocchio ...
Ernesto
Giovanni Calcagno ...
Primo
Giulio Bosetti ...
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Carlo Castelli
Bruno Cariello ...
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Annalisa
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Sandra
Giovanni Cappelli ...
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The movie is based on a true story. On 16 March 1978 Aldo Moro, the former Italian Prime Minister was kidnapped in Via Fani by the Brigate Rosse (Red Brigades), a militant Communist Italian group. He was the main supporter of the Compromesso Storico (Hystorical Compromise), which had to lead to the first Italian government supported by both the Christian Democrats and the Communists, in a period of social, economic and political crises. During the attack his five escort agents were all killed. Moro's corpse was found on 9 May 1978 in a car parked in a street between the headquarters of the Christian Democrat Party and the Communist Party. This movie is inspired by this tragic event which traumatize the whole nation. It focuses mainly on the relationship between the prisoner and his guards through the eyes of Chiara, the young woman whose role is to guard the prisoner. The movie portraits Chiara's life (her job as a librarian, the ordinary household) on one side and the political ... Written by manutwo

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$666,593 (Italy) (5 September 2003)

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$10,093 (USA) (3 March 2006)
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Around the 17'15'', in the bus, the glasses are "tagged" by scratches. Graffitis scratches weren't that common at that time (1978), even less so in Europe. See more »

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Marcia trionfale
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Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
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Decca Records, 1962
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Shallow and Non-Sense
21 August 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

On 16 March 1978, the Italian politician of the Christian Democracy and former Prime Minister Aldo Moro is kidnapped by the Red Brigades with the purpose of exchanging him for the release of several terrorists from prison. The Red Brigade does not succeed in the intent and after fifty- four days in captivity, they kill Aldo Moro with eleven shots in the chest.

"Buongiorno, Notte" is a shallow and non-sense dramatization of the last days of Aldo Moro in confinement through the eyes of a twenty-three year-old sensitive terrorist and librarian. The movie technically is good, with great performances, nice cinematography and costumes. But I do not see any worth in a fictional dramatization of a true well-known story. The political events behind the case are not focused but only a corny attitude of a hypothetical terrorist that is against the wall with the decision of her comrades of executing the politician. The wonderful songs of Pink Floyd ("Shine on you Crazy Diamond", "The Great Gig in the Sky") do not fit well to the theme. The dream sequences of the lead character are the best moments of this forgettable and overrated movie. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Bom Dia, Noite" ("Good Morning, Night")


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