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L'industriale (2011)

Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

Director:

Giuliano Montaldo

Writers:

Giuliano Montaldo (story), Vera Pescarolo (story) (as Vera Pescarolo Montaldo) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Nicola Ranieri
Carolina Crescentini ... Laura Ranieri
Eduard Gabia Eduard Gabia ... Gabriel
Francesco Scianna ... Ferrero
Elena Di Cioccio Elena Di Cioccio ... Marcella
Elisabetta Piccolomini Elisabetta Piccolomini ... Beatrice
Andrea Tidona Andrea Tidona ... Barbera
Mauro Pirovano Mauro Pirovano ... Olivieri
Giovanni Bissaca Giovanni Bissaca ... Saverio (as Gianni Bissaca)
Roberto Alpi Roberto Alpi ... Bancario
Marco Sabatino Marco Sabatino ... Bancario Giovane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Bois Mario Bois ... Impiegato
Steve Della Casa Steve Della Casa ... Operaio
Marco Ponti Marco Ponti ... Commesso hotel
Stefano Saccotelli Stefano Saccotelli ... Sindacalista
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Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 January 2012 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fabriksägaren See more »

Filming Locations:

Turin, Piedmont, Italy

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Polished Italian A feature.
11 October 2012 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

It's been a long time since Montaldo's imposing SACCO & VANZETTI or indeed his flamboyant MACHINE GUN MC CAIN, and later work suggested that they represented a growth spurt in his skills, which wasn't going to be matched.

The ENTREPRENEUR looks more like the dramas of Lattuarda or early Antonioni than those, a kind of solidly crafted, character dominated, top of the bill entertainment that kills time well without registering as particularly notable. For most of it's length, the new film does impress, with it's industry crisis suspense plot and a setting in foggy, paint peeling, druggie populated Turin that isn't all that far from the one in the films of Davide Ferrario, the city's most persistent movie diarist. The cast are excellent and we get striking, desaturated images, favouring warm tones for the body of the film, which gives the Romanian garage worker's red gift jacket the only colour in it's black and white frame, and a shift to a green tinge in the finale.

For a a while there, it looks like the old master is on the come back trail.

Pity a feeble ending, which fails to bring into focus the industrial unrest we glimpse round the edges, and an anti climax plot switch negate these.

Interesting to find Morricone's son working with Montaldo, who had some of his dad's best work.


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