By Marco Tullio GIORDANA

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Drama - Completed 2012

Italy’s equilibrium was the most precarious because of its strategic position between East and West and at the heart of the Mediterranean. The Cold War turned particularly violent there in 1969 and December 16th in Milan was one of the most tragic and mysterious days of the Italian Republic.

& Awards

Karlovy Vary IFF 2012
Official Selection - Competition Special Jury Prize
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 130 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Marco Tullio GIORDANA
    • Writer(s)
    • Marco Tullio GIORDANA, Sandro PETRAGLIA, Stefano RULLI
    • Synopsis
    • Milan, 12 December 1969. A huge bomb explosion at piazza Fontana at the Banca Nazionale dell’Agricoltura branch causes the death of 17 and 88 wounded. Police Commissioner Luigi Calabresi believes that the anarchists were behind the massacre as well as many other similar attacks. The investigation leads to several suspects and arrests but one night a suspect commits suicide and the Commissioner ends up responsible for the unpleasant incident. The case unfolds in several Italian cities and a universe of young neo-Nazis organization ready to carry out some sensational actions along with an international weapon traffic is disclosed. Calabresi was killed in front of his home on 17 May 1972.