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Riding the Dark (2009)

L'uomo che cavalcava nel buio (original title)
Rocco was an equestrian event instructor. His brilliant career was crushed by an infamous sentence for fraud and manslaughter: Fabrizio, one of Rocco's pupils, during a competition was ... See full synopsis »

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Salvatore Basile

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Elena Aurora Alessandroni Elena Aurora Alessandroni ... Serena da bambina
Stefano Antonucci Stefano Antonucci ... Commerciante di cavalli
Giada Arena Giada Arena ... Bully
Flavia Astolfi Flavia Astolfi ... Beatrice
Francesca Cavallin Francesca Cavallin ... Patrizia
Fortunato Cerlino ... Proprietario Discarica
Marco Cocci Marco Cocci ... Fabrizio
Giuseppe D'Aloja Giuseppe D'Aloja ... Macellaio
Sasha D'Arc Sasha D'Arc
Luciano de Luca Luciano de Luca ... Saverio
Emilio De Marchi ... Gamberale
Ivo Garrani Ivo Garrani ... Carlo
Marta Gastini ... Serena
Manuela Gatti Manuela Gatti ... Dora
Alberto Gimignani Alberto Gimignani ... Baracchi
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Rocco was an equestrian event instructor. His brilliant career was crushed by an infamous sentence for fraud and manslaughter: Fabrizio, one of Rocco's pupils, during a competition was thrown from a horse that was later found to be doped. Rocco, although innocent, took responsability for the incident and dinstanced himself from the equestrian world. After eleven years he returns to the stables where he had worked all of his life before the tragedy.

He will have to face up to all of the people who were left feeling betrayed by him. But thanks to a young horse of great quality that no one had believed in before and a shy girl of great potential, he will taste the joy of making a comeback and the excitement of the preparation for the big competitions. Victory might not be enough in a world where the logic of success has altered all of the values Rocco believes in, but he doesn't care, because he knows that the winner is not the man who climbs on to the highest step of the podium but is ...

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

10 May 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Soundtracks

Man With A Secret (Versione 2)
Music Composed By Pino Donaggio
Written By Paolo Steffan, Pino Donaggio
Vocals by Claudia Arvati
Performed by Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra-Sif 309
Conductor, Orchestrated By Maurizio Abeni
Electronic Sounds Created By Paolo Steffan,
Published by Emergency Music Italy, Tendenze Edizioni Musicali, Musica Quattro Edizioni Musicali
(p) 2009 Emergency Music Italy, Tendenze Edizioni Musicali, Musica Quattro Edizioni Musicali
Issued under license from Emergency Music Italy, Tendenze Edizioni Musicali, Musica Quattro Edizioni Musicali
© 2009 Digitmovies Alternative Entertainment
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