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Cinema Italy Miami 2019: In Competition

 Globi d'Oro 2018: Best Actress (Paola Cortellesi)

• ICFF Italian Contemporary Film Festival 2018: Opening Night Movie

• Tokyo Italian Film Festival 2018

• David di Donatello 2018: Nominated for Best Actor; Best Actress; Best Supporting Actress

• Golden Ciack Awards 2018: Winner Best Actor; Best Actress. Nominated Best Supporting Actress; Best Screenplay; Best Costume Design

• INSFJ 2018: Winner Best Actor in a comedy; Best Actress in a Comedy; Best Comedy



  • Date: April 27, 2019
  • Time: 04:30 PM
  • Venue: PLAZA Theatre
  • Address: 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
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About the Film

  • English: Like a Cat on a Highway
  • Duration: 1:40
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Release: 2017
  • Director: Riccardo Milani
  • Editor: Patrizia Ceresani, Francesco Renda
  • Screen Play: Furio Andreotti, Giulia Calenda, Paola Cortellesi, Riccardo Milani
  • Producer: Mario Gianani, Lorenzo Mieli
  • Photography: Saverio Guarna
  • Stars: Paola Cortellesi, Antonio Albanese, Claudio Amendola

Giovanni, intellectually committed and prophet of social integration lives in the historic center of Rome, he presides over a think tank studying the situation of Italian suburbs for the European Union. Returning from Brussels he discovers that his 13 years old daughter, Agnese, is in a relationship with Alessio who lives in the dangerous neighborhood of Bastogi. Monica, ex cashier at the supermarket, deals with integration every day in the suburbs where she lives with a large extended family that include her mother and two aunts, Pamela and Sue Ellen (in honor of the TV series Dallas) two small time thieves that spend their days watching TV. She is also doing her best to dissuade her son Alessio from seeing Agnese. They would never have met if their children had not decided to get engaged, they are the most different people on the face of the earth, but they have one goal in common: the story between their children must end and, in this, they become allied. The two start meeting and entering each other’s world, Giovanni, accustomed to films in small art house cinemas, will find himself following his daughter to a chaotic multiplex in the suburbs with screaming kids, shoves and baskets of popcorn rolling on the floor. Monica, used to spending her holidays in the condemned beaches of Coccia di Morto, between expanses of bodies crammed as sardines and airplanes that drain fuel over their head, will be found in the very rare nature reserve of Capalbio, between intellectuals, VIPs and improbable conversations about contemporary art. But something is changing between them; both start to understand that they cannot do without one another even if perhaps their story will only last as much as a cat on the highway.