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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Elisabetta Piccolomini
Alfonso Santagata
Valeria de Franciscis Bendoni
Directors
Gianni Di Gregorio
Screenwriters
Gianni Di Gregorio
Running Time
89 minutes

The Salt Of Life
Beguiling Italian drama


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Plot
Feeling life slowly slipping by and with his wife perpetually busy, Gianni (Di Gregorio) decides the time has come to find a lover. Things, though, are not quite so simple for the sixty-something Roman.


Verdict
Writer/director Gianni Di Gregorio flaunts his chops on both sides of the camera with his follow-up to Mid-August Lunch. Salty, charming stuff.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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