copy to clipboard

A Special Day

Plugin not supported.
Original title
Una giornata particolare
Running time
105 min.
Italy Italy
Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola
Armando Trovajoli
Pasqualino De Santis
, , , , ,
Compagnia Cinematografica Champion Magic / Conafox Films lnc
Drama | 1930s. Friendship. Gay & Lesbian
Synopsis / Plot
Set during one of the massive rallies which marked the visit of Adolf Hitler to Mussolini’s Rome in May 1938. The story revolves around Antonietta and Gabriele, neighbors in the same apartment complex but strangers until they meet accidentally. They are worlds apart but get to know each other during the course of the day when the rest of the building’s residents are at the rally. Despite some incomprehension a close friendship and understanding develops between them.
1977: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Actor (Mastroianni) and Foreign Film
1977: Golden Globes: Best Foreign Film
1977: Cannes Film Festival: Nominated for Palme d'Or (Best Film)
1977: David di Donatello Awards: Best Director and Actress (Sophia Loren)
1977: César Awards: Best Foreign Film
Critics' reviews
Movie Soulmates' ratings
Register so you can access movie recommendations tailored to your movie taste.
Friends' ratings
Register so you can check out ratings by your friends, family members, and like-minded members of the FA community.
Ranking Lists Position
Is the synopsis/plot summary missing? Do you want to report a spoiler, error or omission? Please send us a message.
If you are not a registered user please send us an email to

All copyrighted material (movie posters, DVD covers, stills, trailers) and trademarks belong to their respective producers and/or distributors.

For US ratings information please visit:
FAQs | Privacy policy / use conditions | Privacy configuration
© 2002-2019 Filmaffinity - Movieaffinity | Filmaffinity is a movie recommendation site based on the concept of Movie Soulmates.
We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646.000 users + 133.000.000 ratings. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
All Rights Reserved | Movie Soulmates™ is a Registered Trademark