The Beginners
Alaska

A film by Claudio Cupellini

2016 Italy, France - Romance

synopsis

Nadine is a beautiful French young woman. Fausto is an Italian young man trying to make it in Paris as a restaurant waiter. They accidentally meet at a five-star hotel. Both are fragile, alone and obsessed with the idea of an unattainable happiness. Their intense love is challenged by their own individual ambition and desperation.

  • cast

    • Elio Germano (Fausto)
    • Astrid Berg├Ęs-Frisbey (Nadine)
    • Elena Radonicich (Francesca)
    • Valerio Binasco (Sandro)
    • Marco D'Amore (Toni)
    • Paolo Pierobon (Marco)
    • Roschdy Zem (Benoit)
  • crew +

    • Producers
    • Fabrizio Donvito
    • Benedetto Habib
    • Marco Cohen (Indiana Prod.)
    • Rai Cinema
    • Co-producer
    • 2.4.7 Films
    • Screenwriters
    • Filippo Gravino
    • Guido Iuculano
    • Claudio Cupellini
    • DoP
    • Gergely Poharnok
    • Prod. Design
    • Paki Meduri
    • Editor
    • Giuseppe Trepiccione
    • Music
    • Pasquale Catalano
    • Sound
    • Angelo Bonanni
  • infos

    • Running time
    • 125'
    • Ratio
    • Scope
    • Language
    • Italian, French

awards & nominations

  • Rome 2015, Official Selection

screenings in festivals & markets

Domestic release :
Nov 5, 2015 (01 Distribution)