elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

Different from Whom? (Diverso da chi?) (2009) directed by Umberto Riccioni Carteni

Director: Umberto Riccioni Carteni

Writer: Fabio Bonifacci

Release Date: 20 March 2009 (Italy)
January 2010 (Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA)

Genres: Comedy

Storyline: What happens when an openly gay man decides to run for mayor in a super conservative town in North Eastern Italy, using his homosexuality as his secret weapon? What would happen if during the electoral campaign, our hero falls in love with his right hand man who happens to be a ... woman? What will the voters say, the political opponents, his official companion? And what in the end will his heart say?

Awards: 2009 David Nomination as Best Actor (Migliore Attore Protagonista) to Luca Argentero, as Best Actress (Migliore Attrice Protagonista) to Claudia Gerini, as Best New Director (Migliore Regista Esordiente) to Umberto Riccioni Carteni, as Best Supporting Actor (Migliore Attore non Protagonista) to Filippo Nigro, David di Donatello Awards
2009 Golden Globe as Best First Feature (Migliore Opera Prima) to Umberto Riccioni Carteni, Golden Globes, Italy
2009 Golden Globe Nomination as Best Comedy (Migliore Commedia) to Umberto Riccioni Carteni, Golden Globes, Italy
2009 Silver Ribbon Award as Best Original Story (Migliore Soggetto) to Fabio Bonifacci and Giulio Manfredonia, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists
Silver Ribbon Nomination as Best Producer (Migliore Produttore) to Marco Chimenz, Giovanni Stabilini and Riccardo Tozzi, Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

@Amazon: Different From Whom? (Diverso da chi?) (2009)


Cast (in credits order)
Luca Argentero ... Piero Bonutti
Claudia Gerini ... Adele Ferri
Filippo Nigro ... Remo
Antonio Catania ... Corazza
Giuseppe Cederna ... Serafini
Francesco Pannofino ... Galeazzo
Rinaldo Rocco ... Samuele

Remo & Piero

And to close, and totally unrelated to the above movie, please enjoy the calendar Luca Argentero did for Max, an Italian magazine, in 2004:

Tags: gay romance movie

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