Masterpiece of the director Mario Martone; in competition at the 67th Venice Film Festival. Through the affairs of three young patriots the director portrays an original and careful reconstruction of the Italian Risorgimento, all the while leaving the present to interpretation through the passionate events of this historical period. The movie was released in 2011 raising a great success amongst the audience and critics, receiving numerous prestigious awards.
7 David di Donatello: best movie, best screenplay, best photography, best production design, best costume, best design make–up, best hair style
Nastro d’Argento: movie of the year
“Magnificent” (La Repubblica)
“A film-event” (Corriere della Sera)
“Powerful, moving, beautiful. The best italian film of the year” (Il Messaggero)