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Concrete Romance (2007)

Cemento armato (original title)
A climax of brutality and violence after a young man hits some cars in a rush.


Marco Martani


Fausto Brizzi (screenplay), Marco Martani (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Vaporidis ... Diego Santini
Giorgio Faletti Giorgio Faletti ... Franco Zorzi 'Il Primario'
Carolina Crescentini ... Asia
Thamisanqa Molepo Thamisanqa Molepo ... Said
Fabio Camilli Fabio Camilli ... Commissario Petacchi
Matteo Urzia Matteo Urzia ... Samuele
Paolo Bernardini ... Puccio
Pietro Ragusa ... Tanabuso
Valon Ratkoceri Valon Ratkoceri ... Unca
Maria Paiato Maria Paiato ... Italia
Gerolamo Alchieri Gerolamo Alchieri ... Cima
Stefano Antonucci Stefano Antonucci ... Stefano
Tommaso Ramenghi Tommaso Ramenghi ... Ispettore De Paolis
Dario Cassini Dario Cassini ... Silvio Cola
Alfredo Pea Alfredo Pea ... Capitano
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A climax of brutality and violence after a young man hits some cars in a rush.

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Young and violent
11 December 2007 | by Marion88See all my reviews

Cemento Armato starts in violence and ends in brutality. This is a very violent film which deals with strong human feelings: the love one has for one's father and one's mother, the love for the loved ones and the rage and hatred which violence triggers when those are the victims. A young Roman teenager a pure brainless idiot on a stolen scooter crosses the path of a ruthless sadistic Mafia boss with principles. Complacency meets discipline, crass stupidity meets malice and vice, weakness meets force. Guess who wins. The ending of the film is phenomenal and worth the ticket. Nicolas Vaporidis the rising star of Italian cinema is perfect as the teenager you love to want to slap, Giorgio Faletti is solid, the baddies could have been badder. Rape and Revenge with a drop of Romanzo Criminale.

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Release Date:

5 October 2007 (Italy) See more »

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Armerad Betong See more »

Filming Locations:

Rome, Lazio, Italy


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