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Tartarughe sul dorso (2004)

Fabrizio Rongione plays a young man who, after time in prison for causing gbh in a fight (he has an explosive temper which he tries to control), restlessly moves from job to job, mostly in ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Stefano Pasetto
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1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lorenzo Acquaviva Lorenzo Acquaviva ... Fumatore flashback
Vittorio Amandola ... Baker
Gabriella Barbuti Gabriella Barbuti ... Infermiera
Barbora Bobulova ... Her
Silvia Boscutti Silvia Boscutti ... Cameriera caffé
Joel Calligaris Joel Calligaris ... Primo operalo porto
Daniela Calò Daniela Calò ... Linda
Caterina Casini ... Prima collega
Maria Serena Ciano Maria Serena Ciano ... Secondo medico
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Operalo aggressore porto
Luigi Diberti ... Neighbor
Manuel Fanni Canelles Manuel Fanni Canelles ... Apprendista pasticceria (as Manuel Fanni Cannelles)
Antonio Manzini ... Doctor
Lucia Mascino Lucia Mascino ... Seconda collega
Gordana Miletic ... Aunt
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Fabrizio Rongione plays a young man who, after time in prison for causing gbh in a fight (he has an explosive temper which he tries to control), restlessly moves from job to job, mostly in Trieste, Italy. Jobs include working as a packer in a supermarket, a baker, and a crane operator. His abiding passions are photography, and catching glimpses of a girl he first gave a turtle to (as payment for touching her back) as a schoolboy. The girl, meanwhile, has become a woman (Barbora Bobulova) who, at the start of the film has cut short a medical degree to be with her ailing aunt also in Trieste - the rest of her family having died. She has nightime work as a cleaner, and catches the same 5am tram home each morning that the "baker" takes to work. The director (Stefano Pasetto) weaves a delicate tango of glimpses, and near misses as the two lives brush, separate, brush again and finally coalesce some years later through an accident on the crane. (The director uses the game of "Scrabble" to ...

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Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

6 May 2005 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Sköldpaddor på rygg See more »

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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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