THE PROFESSOR

LA PRIMA NOTTE DI QUIETE

By Valerio ZURLINI

CANNES CLASSICS - as FEST

Drama - Completed 1972


Festivals
& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2019
Cannes Classics
    • Year of production
    • 1972
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Unknown
    • Duration
    • 132 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Valerio ZURLINI
    • Synopsis
    • In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in high school replacing another teacher. His relationship with his mate Monica is in crisis and he spends most of the time with his new acquaintances and gamblers Giorgio Mosca, Marcello and Gerardo Pavani. In the classroom, he meets nineteen- year-old student Vanina Abati, who is Gerardo's girlfriend, and they fall in love. Their relationship leads to a tragic end.