Gasoline (Benzina)

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On DVD/VOD: November 25, 2003

1h 25m | Drama

Benzina is the tenderly dramatic story of two young girls not much over twenty. The story evolves around Stella and Eleonora (nicknamed Lenni), a petrol pump, a snobby, super-bourgeois mother hovering threateningly over Lenni’s life, the two girls’ love affair and their desire to escape. Then, night time and an accident, or maybe a crime… the desperate escape, like an odyssey, with the cumbersome corpse of the mother to get rid of without being seen.

Two opposing lives to escape from: Lenni, blonde hair, a conventional bourgeois life; Stella, black hair, a chaotic life and no family.
Director: Monica Stambrini
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Galliano Iuso
Cast: Maya Sansa, Regina Orioli, Mariella Valentini, Luigi Maria Burruano, Chiara Conti, Marco Quaglia, Pietro Ragusa
Writer(s): Monica Stambrini, Elena Stancanelli, AnneRitte Ciccone

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