From writer/director Vincenzo Marra comes his most savage indictment yet of modern Italian society: Newcomer Michele Lastella delivers a breakthrough performance as ambitious young Filippo Costa, who rises through the ranks of the Financial Police via his own opportunity for corruption. But when he connects with a wealthy older widow (Fanny Ardant), Filippo quickly becomes a part of Rome's social, financial and political elite. In a nation that rewards ruthless ambition, what must one man ultimately sacrifice to build his own empire? Giulia Bevilacqua co-stars in this stunning portrait of today's amoral Italy that critics have compared to Bertolucci's The Conformist.
Piero Albertelli,Fanny Ardant,Augusto Zucchi,Michele Lastella,Giulia Bevilacqua,Antonio Gerardi