By Gianni GATTI


Drama - Development 2012

Italy: five marvellous beaches, untouched by the passage of time, are the setting for five stories which follow the course of the last century; each dealing with the theme of homosexuality

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gianni GATTI
    • Writer(s)
    • Antonio CECCHI, Gianni GATTI
    • Producer(s)
    • Synopsis
    • - THE SHADOW (Toscana 1929) The arrival of an eccentric painter disturbs the peace of a ‘grand-dame’ of theatre, who has chosen the beach to cure her nervous arthritis.
      - THE SLAP (Lazio 1958) A guard dog, a passing train, a vigorous man in search of adventure, each throw light onto the complex relationship between Marta and Francine.
      - HOT STUFF (Puglia 1979) The beginning and the end of a friendship between a lonely sixteen year old youth, and an ungainly, overweight, teenage girl being buffeted by the hormonal storms of puberty.
      - THE DEATH OF MARIA SALVA (Campania 1993) Following the death of his mother, a transsexual is obliged to resume relations with his sisters who have never been able accept the differences between them.
      - ALL IN THE FAMILY (Friuli Venezia Giulia 2000) A man who enjoys dressing up is the family of a happy little boy.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Mar 01, 2012