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The Son's Room

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Original title
La stanza del figlio
Running time
100 min.
Italy Italy
Nanni Moretti, Linda Ferri, Heidrun Schleef
Nicola Piovani
Giuseppe Lanci
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Co-production Italy-France; Sacher Film Rome / BAC Films / Telepiù / Rai Cinemafiction / Canal+
Drama | Family Relationships
Synopsis / Plot
This film explores the question of whether even the most well-adjusted and happy family can deal effectively with the sudden death of one of the children of the family. Giovanni, a psychiatrist, and his beaming and intelligent wife are devastated when they lose one of their two children in a bizarre accident. When they discover that their lost son had a secret love, the mother becomes obsessed with meeting the girl and the meeting, when it occurs, advances the grieving process in an unexpected away.

2001: Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Golden Palm.
2001: Cannes: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm) & FIPRESCI
2001: Nominated for Cesar: Best Foreign Language Picture
2001: European Film Awards: 5 Nominations including Best Film
2000: David di Donatello Awards: 3 awards, including Best Film. 12 nominations
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