THE TRIPLET

IL GEMELLO

By Vincenzo MARRA

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Documentary - Completed 2012

A journey into the physical locations and the soul of Secondigliano prison, of the cramped cells, of the visiting room where the existences of the three protagonists meet through small and big events.

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BAFICI (Buenos Aires) 2013
Panorama
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Vincenzo MARRA
    • Synopsis
    • "The Triplet" is the nickname of Raffaele. He is twenty-nine years old and two twin brothers. He
      has been in prison since the age of fifteen for having robbed a bank; twelve people live inside with
      him. Raffaele is not a normal inmate; he is charismatic and has a lot of respect from the other
      inmates. The Secondigliano penitentiary (Naples) is his home; in this painful place he lives with his
      roommate Gennaro who has the same age as him and is sentenced to life. Together they work at
      waste collection, and thanks to this job he is able to support his family. Raffaele also has a special
      relationship with with Niko, the head of the prison guards with whom he speaks and confronts.
      Niko is looking to introduce more humane rules in the prison. The film is a journey into the physical
      locations and the soul of Secondigliano, of the cramped cells, of the visiting room where the
      existences of the three protagonists meet through small and big events.
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