La messa è finita


La messa è finita

Nanni MorettiItaly – 1985

The young priest Father Giulio returns to Rome, his hometown, after a long pilgrimage. Don Giulio hopes to live peacefully with his family and his friends, but discovers that many of them are depressed or frustrated, and some suicidal. Father Giulio determines to leave again, but his stopped parents convince him to perform the wedding ceremony for his friend Caesar and his fiancee. Don Giulio rushes through the ceremony and then away from Rome. Once away from the city, he immediately regains happiness.

Original Title La messa è finita
German Title Die Messe ist aus
French Title La messe est finie
Other Titles The Mass Is Ended
Directed by Nanni Moretti
Country Italy
Available Formats DCP
Screenplay Nanni Moretti, Sandro Petraglia
Film Editing Mirco Garrone
Soundtrack Nicola Piovani
Cinematography Franco Di Giacomo
Sound Alessandro Peticca
Décors Giorgio Bertolini, Amedeo Fago, Livia Del Priore
Costumes Lia Francesca Morandini
Production Achille Manzotti
Runtime 94 Min.
Language Italienisch/d + f
Nanni Moretti Don Giulio
Ferruccio De Ceresa Don Giulios Vater/le père
Marco Messeri Saverio
Enrica Maria Modugno Valentina
Dario Cantarelli Gianni

Berlinale Silberner Bär


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