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Centochiodi (2007)

An Italian professor seeks refuge in the quiet, peaceful ruins of an old building.

Director:

Ermanno Olmi

Writer:

Ermanno Olmi
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raz Degan ... Il professorino
Luna Bendandi Luna Bendandi ... Panettiera
Andrea Lanfredi Andrea Lanfredi ... Postino
Amina Syed Amina Syed ... Studentessa
Carlo Faroni Carlo Faroni ... Taciturno
Luigi Galvani Luigi Galvani ... Pescatore
Enrico Molinari Enrico Molinari ... Consapevole
Giuseppe Pivanti Giuseppe Pivanti ... Chierichetto
Giovanni Ponti Giovanni Ponti ... Gianni
Pino Ponti Pino Ponti ... Ortolano
Gino Rizzati Gino Rizzati ... Birichino
Angela Fornaciari Angela Fornaciari ... Beniamina
Ettore Viani Ettore Viani ... Innocente
Franco Seroni Franco Seroni ... Messo comunale
Yuri Dini Yuri Dini ... Studente fotografo
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An Italian professor seeks refuge in the quiet, peaceful ruins of an old building.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

30 March 2007 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

One Hundred Nails See more »

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Budget:

€4,213,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Beautiful, artistic, cinematic poetry
23 September 2007 | by caboadrianaSee all my reviews

The film "100 Nails" is a masterpiece of cinematic beauty. One does not need to completely understand Italian to appreciate the artistic mastery of the Director and the skill of the actors. Many of the actors were unknown locals, who portrayed life in a small Italian village with feeling and power. Raz Degan, as the disillusioned professor, gave the performance of his career, portraying the emotional distress of one torn with conflict. The direction was superb; utilizing the natural talent of the actors with the magnificent choice of locale. It took a lot of courage to produce a skeptical view of religion in a Catholic country, and the film was created in taste, with a monumental message. This is a film everyone can appreciate. Marvelous.


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