A Castle In Italy

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1h 44m | Comedy, Drama

Louise, an unstable actress in her forties, is from a wealthy Italian family that immigrated to France to escape the Red Brigades. She begins an affair with Nathan, a fellow actor 20 years her junior. Louise tells Nathan she wants to have a child with him, but the young man, who leads a carefree life, isn’t keen on the idea of becoming a father.

Her happiness is further clouded by the deterioration of the family castle in Piedmont and her brother Ludovic’s impending death from AIDS. The local mayor suggests opening the castle to visitors to help pay for the upkeep but Ludovic, his health quickly deteriorating, is especially unwilling to let go of the past.

Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Studio: Axia Films
Producer(s): Saïd Ben Saïd
Cast: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Louis Garrel, Filippo Timi, Marisa Bruni Tedeschi, Xavier Beauvois, Céline Sallette, Pippo Delbono, André Wilms, Silvio Orlando, Marie Rivière
Writer(s): Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Noémie Lvovsky, Agnès de Sacy

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