6.8/10
589
4 user 8 critic

Night Bus (2007)

Notturno bus (original title)
Reviews
1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Non pensarci (2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Stefano Nardini is still a punk rock musician at the age of 36. One day, as he is in a fix, he decides to leave Rome and to go back to his family in Rimini where he intends to get in touch ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Zanasi
Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Anita Caprioli, Giuseppe Battiston
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A misanthropic professor returns to his hometown to assist his dying mother.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Micaela Ramazzotti, Stefania Sandrelli
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival.

Director: Rocco Papaleo
Stars: Alessandro Gassman, Paolo Briguglia, Max Gazzè
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A brilliant recent graduate struggles to find work. After falling into a babysitting job, she is introduced by the child's mother to the world of the international call center, its employees, and the fast pace that drives them.

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Isabella Ragonese, Massimo Ghini, Valerio Mastandrea
The Last Kiss (2001)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Carlo's life is thrown into a tailspin when his longtime girlfriend Giulia announces she's pregnant. As Carlo faces up to his anxieties about adulthood, his buddies Paolo, Adriano and ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Muccino
Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Stefania Sandrelli
Boris (TV Series 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A look at the daily misadventures of the troupe filming the low-quality TV series "Gli Occhi del Cuore 2".

Stars: Luca Amorosino, Antonino Bruschetta, Paolo Calabresi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An Italian boxer strikes up a friendship with a Somali immigrant.

Director: Claudio Noce
Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Anita Caprioli, Said Sabrie
Don't Tell (2005)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Sabina has a regular life. She is satisfied with her job and her love for Franco. Lately nightmares start disturbing her, and almost in the same time she discovers to be pregnant. Step by ... See full summary »

Director: Cristina Comencini
Stars: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A university researcher is fired because of the cuts to university. To earn a living he decides to produce drugs recruiting his former colleagues, who despite their skills are living at the margins of society.

Director: Sydney Sibilia
Stars: Edoardo Leo, Valeria Solarino, Valerio Aprea
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Massimiliano Bruno
Stars: Annalisa Aglioti, Ornella Amodio, Giulia Anchisi
The Landlords (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Edoardo Gabbriellini
Stars: Valerio Mastandrea, Elio Germano, Gianni Morandi
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Guido and Antonia are a young couple with opposing characters and working schedules: he works a night job as a doorman in a hotel, and she works as an employee for a rental car service. ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Virzì
Stars: Luca Marinelli, Thony, Micol Azzurro
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Leila
...
Franz
Ennio Fantastichini ...
Matera
Anna Romantowska ...
Sonia
Roberto Citran ...
Diolaiti
...
Garofano
Ivan Franek ...
Andrea
Antonio Catania ...
Bergamini
Iaia Forte ...
Micia
...
Pittore
Marek Barbasiewicz ...
The President
Renato Nicolini ...
Tassinari
...
Leo
Paolo Calabresi ...
Paolo
Manuela Morabito ...
Baby
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

11 May 2007 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Night Bus  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

€3,500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

La Paranza
Written and Performed by Daniele Silvestri
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Night Bus
28 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recently saw this at the 2008 Palm Springs International Film Festival. It's producer Sandro Silvestri was on hand for an audience Q&A following the screening. This is a good action/drama/comedy from Italy. It's fast paced espionage-chase story and simple straight forward story line is almost like an American movie or television movie and one could easily see being remade as an English language film. A Polish billionaire needs a microchip with some important information on it and is willing to pay $4 million Eros to get it. Matera (Ennio Fantastichini), Andrea (Ivan Franek) and Garofano (Francesco Pannofino) and Diolaiti (Roberto Citran) are prepared to battle a violent war against each other to get their hands on the microchip. The microchip ends up in the possession of Leila (Giovanna Mezzogiorno) who enlists the help of Franz (Valerio Mastandrea), a down on his luck bus driver to help her out. This is a strong debut film from director Davide Marengo based on a story by Giampiero Rigosi and adapted for the screen by Fabio Bonifacci. It's nicely photographed by veteran cinematographer Arnaldo Catinari with naturally almost all the scenes shot at night. Some interesting support characters, most memorably Mario Rivera as Titti. This would be pretty appealing to a general audience but it does have some scenes of violence and is by no means an art film. I would give this a 7.5 out of 10 and recommend it.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Night Bus (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?