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Boys Cry (2018)

La terra dell'abbastanza (original title)
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Mirko and Manolo are best friends and live in the suburbs of Rome. They both live in poor conditions with their single parents, are still in school and struggle with occasional odd jobs to ... See full summary »

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Damiano D'Innocenzo (as Fratelli D'Innocenzo), Fabio D'Innocenzo (as Fratelli D'Innocenzo)

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Damiano D'Innocenzo (story) (as Fratelli D'Innocenzo), Fabio D'Innocenzo (story) (as Fratelli D'Innocenzo) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Andrea Carpenzano Andrea Carpenzano ... Manolo
Matteo Olivetti ... Mirko
Milena Mancini Milena Mancini ... Alessia
Luca Zingaretti ... Angelo
Michela De Rossi ... Ambra
Massimiliano Tortora Massimiliano Tortora ... Danilo
Giordano De Plano ... Simone
Yan Lovga Yan Lovga ... Principe
Nicole Centanni Nicole Centanni ... Dani
Walter Toschi Walter Toschi ... Carmine
Andrea Di Casa Andrea Di Casa ... Mauro
Demetra Bellina Demetra Bellina ... Ragazza dai Capelli Rossi
Maristella Burchietti Maristella Burchietti ... Ragazzina Jeans
Tania Orlandi Tania Orlandi ... Ragazza Violentata
Claudio Graziano Claudio Graziano ... Gestore Bar Videopoker
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Mirko and Manolo are best friends and live in the suburbs of Rome. They both live in poor conditions with their single parents, are still in school and struggle with occasional odd jobs to make ends meet. Together they share dreams of women, of sex and money, of a better life to come. After killing a man in a hit-and-run one night, they get involved with the local mafia and their lives change dramatically. Soon they find themselves doing the dirty work for their new bosses and have fresh blood on their hands. But lured by the dreams of easy money and illusions of a thriving career, they fail to realize the consequences of their choice. Life in the underworld becomes exceedingly tough and Mirko and Manolo soon disconnect from family and former friends as they engage on a download spiral, a pathway towards darkness.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

Italy

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Italian

Release Date:

7 June 2018 (Italy) See more »

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Opening Weekend:

€54,259 (Italy), 10 June 2018, Limited Release
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Gloomy and powerful drama
14 November 2018 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

That's not a crime flick which I talk about, but rather a good, powerful drama speaking of young punks, hoodlums, in search of easy money and life. You have already have seen hundreds of films on this subject but this one is excellent, pulled by outstanding performances. Not for all audiences, very dark and pessimistic, as was another Italian film DOGMAN that I also commented in July.


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