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Country: Italy, Language: Italian, 134 mins

Original Title

Stranizza d'amuri
  • Director: Giuseppe Fiorello
  • Writer: Andrea Cedrola, Giuseppe Fiorello, Giuseppe Fiorello
  • Producer: Riccardo Di Pasquale, Gabriele Oricchio, Eleonora Pratelli

CGiii Comment

June 1982, Sicily. While Italians dream of winning the World Cup, two adolescents dream of living their love story without fear. Gianni 17, is bullied because of his homosexuality but his life changes when he meets by accident Nino 16, a captivating and innocent boy.


Cast & Characters

Simone Raffaele Cordiano (as Totò)
Antonio De Matteo (as Alfredo)
Simona Malato (as Lina, la mamma di Gianni)
Gabriela Pizarro (as Nino)
Anita Pomario (as Giuseppina)
Enrico Roccaforte (as Franco)
Fabrizia Sacchi (as Carmela, la mamma di Nino)
Roberto Salemi (as zio Pietro)
Samuele Segreto (as Gianni)
Alessio Simonetti (as Turi)
Giuseppe Spata (as zio Ciccio)
Sebastiano Tinè (as Assessore Furino)
Giuditta Vasile (as Isabella Scalia (as Maria Giuditta Vasile))