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BACKWARD is a big, intense drama in which the many different life stories of a minor-league football team converge to create a collective plot. The 42 locations drift the audience from the ... See full summary »

Director:

Max Leonida
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fabio Massimo Bonini ... Gianni Ferrante (as Fabio Bonini)
Tony Sperandeo Tony Sperandeo ... Gaetano il bastardo
Ugo Conti Ugo Conti ... Massimo Roà
Randi Ingerman ... Marta Brioschi
Gerardo Amato Gerardo Amato ... Luigi Brioschi
Loris Mazza Loris Mazza ... Loris Fossano
Gianluca Sacchi Gianluca Sacchi ... Christian Sommi
Ludmilla Radchenko Ludmilla Radchenko ... Anna Sedvik
Mattia Cividati Mattia Cividati ... Filippo
Enzo Giraldo Enzo Giraldo ... Rocco
Angelo Infanti Angelo Infanti ... Luigi
Valentina Tonelli Valentina Tonelli ... Laura
Max Leonida ... Dottor Pietro Coletti (as Max Leonida Bastoni)
Odile Corso Odile Corso ... Susan Terryson
Jamie Weissenborn Jamie Weissenborn ... Mark Hansen
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Storyline

BACKWARD is a big, intense drama in which the many different life stories of a minor-league football team converge to create a collective plot. The 42 locations drift the audience from the enchanting Piedmont province (with its culture, its stones, its vineyards) to the skyscrapers of Los Angeles. The main characters are Martha, a young Italian-American manager (who inherited the football team from the dead father), and Gianni a former worldwide famous goalkeeper now reduced to the sad role of a glory of the past: a good man ruined by the alcoholic vice. Along with Gianni and Martha the entire little universe of a small football team is acting: each boy is protagonist of a story, carrying in the movie his own load of ambitions, expectations, hopes and delusions. The story runs through the last three months of the soccer championship season and, during that time, every character must face some inner fears, some inner demons: Christian (the best player) will remain paralyzed on a ... Written by New Reporter Press

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Genres:

Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

4 June 2010 (Italy) See more »

Filming Locations:

Alba, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR1,700,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

ASTAROX See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

6-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (35 mm version)| Color (High Definition)
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Trivia

During the first days of shooting came on the set Angelo Infanti (italian award winning actor) to play the role of "Rocco" (the field keeper) but, when he returned to his house in Verona, he had a car accident and he went to an hospital for several days. He was substituted by actor Enzo Giraldo but, as a tribute to Infanti, the only one pose he made was included in the final cut. See more »

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