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Plot Summary
Aging entertainment industry executive Pietro Paladini (Nanni Moretti) returns from a trip to the beach with his brother, Carlo (Alessandro Gassman), to find his wife dead. Stunned when his young daughter, Claudia (Blu Di Martino), implies that, had he been at home, her mother would have survived, Paladini renews his dedication to raising his daughter. But, when he begins neglecting his job in favor of daily residence on a park bench outside of Claudia's school, trouble follows.

Cast: Nanni Moretti , Valeria Golino , Alessandro Gassman , Isabella Ferrari , Silvio Orlando , Blu Di Martino , Hippolyte Girardot , Roberto Nobile

Director: Antonio Luigi Grimaldi

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: IFC Films

Quiet Chaos (Caos calmo) (2008)

Release Date: June 26th, 2009|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • Managing to avoid facile sentimentality, the story grows emotionally more and more engaging thanks to Moretti's impeccable comic timing and neurotic acumen. show more

  • Stick around till the end. You don't want to miss an unexpected cameo from a filmmaker I won't name. Hint: He's short, likes younger women and isn't Woody Allen. show more

  • 60

    Don't expect anything too profound from this middleweight fare - but it'll still be better than the inevitable remake. show more

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