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  • Present Still Perfect
  • Pride & Protest
  • Reines de la Nuit (Les)

Bitter Years

Country: Italy, Language: Italian, 112 mins

Original Title

Gli anni amari
  • Director: Andrea Adriatico
  • Writer: Andrea Adriatico; Stefano Casi; Grazia Verasani
  • Producer: Saverio Peschechera

CGiii Comment

A drama film based on the life of Mario Mieli, a leading figure in the Italian gay movement of the 1970s.


Cast & Characters

Lorenzo Balducci as Giulio Mieli
Matteo Andrea Barbaria as Ruggero
Adriana Barbieri as Paola
Giuseppe Brunetti as Bullo
Elles Case as Activist
Antonio Catania as Walter Mieli
Sandra Ceccarelli as Liderica Mieli
Giovanni Cordì as Piero
Tobia De Angelis as Umberto Pasti
Nicola Di Benedetto as Mario Mieli
Margherita Mannino as Laura Noulian
Giacomo Martini as Bambola
Francesco Martino as Corrado Levi
Davide Merlini as Ivan Cattaneo