TWO LITTLE ITALIANS

a feature film by Paolo Sassanelli

Two naive friends in their forties flee from a small town in Southern Italy and find themselves catapulted into Northern Europe.
They will, for the first time, understand what feeling alive and happy means.
Through a series of surprising adventures and with the help of a woman, they will overcome their fears and inhibitions, they will discover the joy of life, affection and even love, becoming part of a bizarre but also reassuring ‘modern family’ with this woman.

DIRECTOR
Paolo Sassanelli

STORY
Francesco Apice
Luca De Bei
Paolo Sassanelli

SCREENPLAY
Francesco Apice
Chiara Balestrazzi
Paolo Sassanelli

CAST
Paolo Sassanelli
Francesco Colella
Rian Gerritsen
Marit Nissen
Kenneth Herdigein
Tiziana Schiavarelli
Totò Onnis
Dagmar Lassander

PRODUCTION
Mood Film (Italy)

IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH
Duo Productions (Iceland)

IN COLLABORATION WITH
Rai Cinema

WITH THE SUPPORT OF
Eurimages
MIBACT
Apulia Film Commission

PRODUCED BY
Tommaso Arrighi

CO-PRODUCED BY
Gudrun Edda Thorhannesdottir

CO-PRODUCTION MARKETS
Official Selection New Cinema Network (Italy, Rome, 2012)
Official Selection Mediterranean Coproduction Market (Italy, Bari, 2012)

AWARDS
Screenplay Finalist at the Franco Solinas Award (Italy, Rome, 2011)