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Much loved Italian comedians Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo leave for summer holidays as strangers, but soon cross paths despite their very different lives in I Hate Summer, an uproariously funny box office hit from director and co-writer Massimo Venier.
Breaking the golden rule for the perfect summer holiday – never book the same holiday house as other people – the men and their families find themselves sharing more than just the same beach. The mix of personalities: a fussy and meticulous guy who is dealing with bankruptcy; a successful doctor struggling with a son going through a teenage crisis; a hypochondriac with a dog named Brian and a passion for Massimo Ranieri, a combination that creates an inevitable and very amusing clash. But who will succeed in the quest to enjoy summer, or will family rivalry reign supreme on this holiday?
After a seven-year hiatus, Massimo Venier celebrates his comeback with a delightful gem about Italian society and friendship, which sees Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo return to their beloved comedic origins.
WINNER: Best Score, Nastri d’Argento Awards 2020.
NOMINATED: Best Comedy, Golden Globes Italy 2020.
NOMINATED: Best Comedy, Best Actress in a Comedy, Nastri d’Argento Awards 2020.
Wednesday 25th November
Giacomo Poretti, Aldo Baglio, Giovanni Storti
Italian with English subtitles
Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Westgarth, Kino Cinema