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I giorni dell'abbandono (2005)

Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors.

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Credited cast:
Margherita Buy ... Olga
Luca Zingaretti ... Mario
Goran Bregovic ... Damian
Alessia Goria Alessia Goria ... Mendicante
Gea Lionello Gea Lionello ... Lea
Gaia Bermani Amaral ... Carla
Sara Santostasi Sara Santostasi ... Ilaria, Olga's daughter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roberto Accornero Roberto Accornero ... Man
Simone Della Croce Simone Della Croce ... Gianni - Olga's son
Fausto Maria Sciarappa ... Franco
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Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

16 September 2005 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Days of Abandonment See more »

Filming Locations:

Turin, Piedmont, Italy

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$599,292 (Italy), 23 September 2005
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A superb performance in a clever, delicate movie
14 October 2005 | by giovanni-frigieriSee all my reviews

A superb performance by Margherita Buy playing an abandoned wife who recovers her self-consciousness and finds the strength for a new start. The story follows a classical, quite conventional path but the real strength-point is the sharp but sympathetic look upon the sudden emotional earthquake in a normal, everyday family life. While avoiding psychological commonplaces, the movie sketches realistic characters in a realistic situation. Something different from many hysterical, exaggerating plots of this kind, where everybody is continually shouting in each other's face. A clever, delicate movie with some touch of humour. Luca Zingaretti is also remarkable as the villain.


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