Luciano is a young Literature teacher who lives on the Amalfi coast and works for extra money as the ghostwriter of a novelist. One day, the Minister of Industry calls him to Rome and proposes him to write his speeches and press releases: Luciano accepts. At first he is fascinated by the privileges given by his belonging to the Minister's court, but very soon Luciano finds out about Botero's real character, who after a very strong Government crises has to reconquer his deputy chair.
Luciano Sandulli : Silvio Orlando Cesare Botero : Nanni Moretti Francesco Sanna : Giulio Brogi Juliette : Anne Roussel Irène : Angela Finocchiaro Sebastiano Tramonti : Graziano Giusti Remo Gola : Lucio Allocca Carissimi : Dario Cantarelli Polline : Antonio Petrocelli Adriana : Gianna Paola Scaffidi Carlo Sperati : Guido Alberti Sartorio : Renato Carpentieri Giuliana Botero : Silvia Cohen
Director: Daniele Luchetti Original Story: Franco Bernini, Angelo Pasquini Script: Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli, with the collaboration of Daniele Luchetti Director of photography: Alessandro Pesci Cameraman: Roberto Cimatti Sound engineer: Franco Borni Production designers: Giancarlo Basili, Leonarda Scarpa Costumes: Maria Rita Barbera Editing: Mirco Garrone Production manager: Luigi Lagrasta Music by: Dario Lucantoni Produced by : Nanni Moretti, Angelo Barbagallo, Nella Banfi, Giovanna Romagnoli et Mario Orfini, Francis Boespflug
Sacher FIlms, Banfilms, Eidoscope Production, Pyramide Productions, Cine Cinq
In collaboration with Canal Plus.
World Sales: Titanus Distribuzione World Sales
Italy - France Year of production : 1991 Length : 60mn
Festivals and awards
Official Selection Cannes Festival 1991 - Competition