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LIFF19 Welcome Back Mr. President

PG 96 MIN
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Synopsis

This sequel to the box-office smash hit of 2013 sees Giuseppe Peppino Garibaldi (a loveable Claudio Bisio) again facing the challenge of living up to his name!

Peppino, a provincial librarian who became the accidental President of Italy, is now a father and has returned to a peaceful, happy life as a woodsman. That is, until his wife Janis (Sarah Felberbaum, I’m Not a Killer (LIFF19) decides to return to politics. Peppino is forced to abandon his home in the mountains and return to Rome to win back his love and help her defeat a speculative plot intended to damage Italy. Together, they must fight against social media attacks of the opposition and get the country back on its feet.

With this light-hearted and witty portrait of Italian politics, director duo Giancarlo Fontana and Giuseppe G. Stasi playfully cast a satirical eye over the animosity being fostered by traditional and social media in the current political climate with hilarious results.

Awards

NOMINATED: Best Comedy, Best Actor, Nastri d’Argento Awards, 2019

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Movie Information

Release date

Tuesday 17th September

Duration

96 min

Rating

PG

Cast

Pietro Sermonti, Sarah Felberbaum, Claudio Bisio

Genre

Film Festival

Language

Italian with English subtitles

Participating Cinemas

Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace James Street, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Verona, Palace Westgarth, Chauvel Cinema, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Palace Central Sydney, Kino Cinema, Palace Cinema Paradiso



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