Based upon the graphic novel of the same name published in 15 different countries, the film is an Italian-Belgian-French co-production and will hit Italian cinemas on 29 August. 5 Is the Perfect Number, the first feature film written and directed by the Cagliari comic book artist and novelist Igor Tuveri
, aka Igort (who also co-wrote the screenplay for Leonardo Guerra Seràgnoli
’s Last Summer and Enrico Pau
’s L’accabadora), is ready for release. Based upon Igort’s own highly successful, homonymous graphic novel, which was published in 15 countries, the film stars Toni Servillo
in the role of disenchanted hitman Peppino Lo Cicero, Valeria Golino
as his long-time lover and Carlo Buccirosso
as the bloodthirsty Totò ‘O Macellaio, Peppino’s lifelong friend and accomplice. We’re in Naples in the 1970s: Peppino Lo Cicero, a retired second-rate camorrista, comes back onto the scene when his son is murdered. This tragic event triggers a series of.