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When the Night (2011)

Quando la notte (original title)
Marina, a woman who has trouble with getting used to be a mother, takes a holiday in a mountain lodge with his baby boy. She lives a tragic incident and his landlord Manfred gets involved ... See full summary »

Director:

Cristina Comencini

Writers:

Cristina Comencini (novel), Cristina Comencini (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claudia Pandolfi Claudia Pandolfi ... Marina
Filippo Timi ... Manfred
Thomas Trabacchi ... Albert
Denis Fasolo ... Stefan
Michela Cescon ... Bianca
Manuela Mandracchia Manuela Mandracchia ... Luna
Franco Trevisi ... Gustav
Daniela Piperno Daniela Piperno ... Agente Agenzia
Lucia Mascino ... Madre Manfred
Ippolita Baldini Ippolita Baldini ... Ragazza Pasticceria
Laura Curino Laura Curino ... Donna Corriera (as Laura Palmira Curino)
Lucia Gravante Lucia Gravante ... Dottoressa
Chiara Causa Chiara Causa ... Silvia da grande
Fabrizio Coniglio Fabrizio Coniglio ... Infermiere
Domenico Rodinò Domenico Rodinò ... Uomo Bar Funivia
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Marina, a woman who has trouble with getting used to be a mother, takes a holiday in a mountain lodge with his baby boy. She lives a tragic incident and his landlord Manfred gets involved in it. From then on, a strange relation between Marina and Manfred begins. Written by perkem

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 October 2011 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cuando la noche See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$661,427
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Italian A feature chicflik
28 September 2012 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

WHEN THE NIGHT is a class act with strong performances, particularly from leading lady Claudia Pandolfi as a mother on the edge caring for her screaming two year old and taking him to rent an isolated alpine flat from glowering mountain guide Timi (Mussolini in VINCERE),who has his own issues with defective mothering.

It has the elements of a thriller - menace, surprise twists, violent incident, suspense - but the question is not who done it but will they or won't they.

Director Comencini is getting better at delivering these accomplished women's fictions and here she's got first line technicians and great alpine scenics to add to the mix.


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