Martina lives in the Rome's zoo, because her father is the guardian. She becomes friend with a young Slavic escaped from a gypsy camp. When the police arrives searching for the kid, they run away riding an elephant!

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Cristina Comencini

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Cristina Comencini (story), Francesca Melandri (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Asia Argento ... Martina
Marco Parente Marco Parente ... Ratt
Daniel Olbrychski ... Il padre di Martina / Le père de Martina
Valentina Maschetti Valentina Maschetti ... Chiara
Louis Ducreux ... Il vecchio guardiano / Le vieux gardien
Victor Poletti Victor Poletti ... Giuseppe, il cuoco
Eleonora Parlante Eleonora Parlante ... La maestra / L'institutrice
Andrea Gnecco Andrea Gnecco ... Il fabbro / Le forgeron
Tommaso Pernice Tommaso Pernice ... Poliziotto
Paola Pedica Paola Pedica ... Poliziotto
Augusto Zeppetelli Augusto Zeppetelli ... Poliziotto
Sebastiano Nardone Sebastiano Nardone ... Poliziotto
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Martina, twelve years old, lives in the Rome's zoo, because her father is the guardian. She spends all the days in the garden living strictly in contact with the zoo's animals. Anyway she feels alone. One day she meets and becomes friend with a young Slavic escaped from a gypsy camp. He is in request by the police. When the police arrive searching for the kid, they both run away riding an elephant! Written by 1felco

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zoo | police | slavic | gypsy | elephant | See All (9) »

Genres:

Adventure | Drama

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Country:

Italy | Switzerland

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

17 November 1988 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Sehnsucht nach Freiheit See more »

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