By Roberto ANDÒ


Drama - Completed 2013

& Awards

Karlovy Vary IFF 2013
Official Selection - Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • ITALY
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roberto ANDÒ
    • Synopsis
    • The Secretary of the main opposition party
      Enrico Olivieri is in the midst of a crisis. The opinion polls for the upcoming elections show him to be losing. One night after the umpteenth protest
      Olivieri vanishes leaving a laconic note. Rumors and inferences abound in the institutional and party circles while the grey eminence Andrea Bottini and his wife Anna continue to rack their brains trying to understand the reason why he has disappeared and identify a possible accomplice. It is Anna who mentions the Secretary’s twin brother
      Giovanni Ernani an ingenious philosopher who suffers from bipolar depression. Andrea decides to meet with him and ends up so fascinated by him that he starts to dream of a plan that has the plot of a dangerous gamble. And so it is that
      one day the Secretary suddenly turns up again. He starts speaking in another language poetic and lucid
      striking and surprising. The party starts to rise again in the polls while public opinion and the crowds at rallies are excited and enthusiastic once again. In the rapid succession of events characterizing the election campaign
      the Secretary becomes the object of an unprecedented admiration. But someone
      from a secret hiding place is following his movements waiting…