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The Entrepreneur (2011)

L'industriale (original title)
Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

Director:

Giuliano Montaldo

Writers:

Giuliano Montaldo (story), Vera Pescarolo (story) (as Vera Pescarolo Montaldo) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Nicola Ranieri
Carolina Crescentini ... Laura Ranieri
Eduard Gabia Eduard Gabia ... Gabriel
Francesco Scianna ... Ferrero
Elena Di Cioccio Elena Di Cioccio ... Marcella
Elisabetta Piccolomini Elisabetta Piccolomini ... Beatrice
Andrea Tidona Andrea Tidona ... Barbera
Mauro Pirovano Mauro Pirovano ... Olivieri
Giovanni Bissaca Giovanni Bissaca ... Saverio (as Gianni Bissaca)
Roberto Alpi Roberto Alpi ... Bancario
Marco Sabatino Marco Sabatino ... Bancario Giovane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mario Bois Mario Bois ... Impiegato
Steve Della Casa Steve Della Casa ... Operaio
Marco Ponti Marco Ponti ... Commesso hotel
Stefano Saccotelli Stefano Saccotelli ... Sindacalista
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Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

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Drama

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 January 2012 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Fabriksägaren See more »

Filming Locations:

Turin, Piedmont, Italy

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$365,872
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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... turn a couple lights on.. and throw in an upbeat line or two
2 October 2014 | by bjariasSee all my reviews

Every once in a while you come across these kinds of films.. dark.. brooding.. not a upbeat moment to be found. It's not they're poorly done.. there's just not lots of 'enjoyment' factor involved. If that's what you're looking for, than this is a 9 or 10.. otherwise, you get what most have given it, a solid 6. Cast is pretty solid.. and Carolina Crescentini is just gorgeous.. and a bonafide box office star. But even with her presence, sitting in near total darkness for an hour and a half does not make for the positive viewing experience. The story is weak, and that sets the tone for the overall production. Had they worked harder on the plot, with the cast they had chosen, it could have been much more an offering.


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