• Lacci

Lacci / The Ties

by Daniele Luchetti Gala Premieres

Naples in the early 1980s. Aldo works as a radio announcer giving passionate literature recommendations. After putting his children to bed and telling them a bedtime story, he enters the kitchen, stands next to his wife Vanda and confesses to cheating on her. Completely surprised by this news, and feeling like the ground has disappeared from under her feet, Vanda doesn't know how to react. What does this mean for her and the children? Thirty years later, Vanda and Aldo are still married. Based on the novel “Forever Connected” by Domenico Starnone, Daniele Luchetti shows that you can never escape your family, even if love draws you into a new relationship. This emotional drama, carried by its strong actors, is a highlight of young Italian cinema. Opening film of the Venice Film Festival.


  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: Italy, 2020
  • Runtime: 100 Min
  • Languages: Italian
  • Subtitles: English, German
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  • Director: Daniele Luchetti
  • Cast: Alba Rohrwacher, Luigi Lo Cascio, Laura Morante, Silvio Orlando, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Adriano Giannini, Linda Caridi, Francesca De Sapio
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  • Screenplay: Domenico Starnone, Francesco Piccolo, Daniele Luchetti
  • Cinematography: Ivan Casalgrandi
  • Editors: Daniele Luchetti, Ael Dallier Vega
  • Sound: Carlo Missidenti
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  • Producer: Beppe Caschetto
  • Executive Producer: Rita Rognoni
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  • Production Companies: IBC Movie, Rai Cinema
  • World Sales: MK2
  • Swiss Distribution: Cineworx Filmverleih GmbH
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