Quiet Chaos (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Quiet Chaos (2008)
  • Rate: 6.9/10 total 2,137 votes 
  • Genre: Drama | Romance
  • Release Date: 26 June 2009 (USA)
  • Runtime: 105 min
  • Filming Location: Rome, Lazio, Italy
  • Gross: $10,060(USA)(12 July 2009)
  • Director: Antonello Grimaldi
  • Stars: Nanni Moretti, Valeria Golino and Isabella Ferrari
  • Original Music By: Paolo Buonvino   
  • Soundtrack: Cigarettes and Chocolate Milk
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Brother | School | Business | Marijuana | Sex

Writing Credits By:

  • Sandro Veronesi (book)
  • Nanni Moretti  writer
  • Laura Paolucci  writer
  • Francesco Piccolo  writer

Known Trivia

  • Kasia Smutniak wears a T-shirt of the last tour of The Who. Director Antonello Grimaldi, a big fan of The Who, bought it at their live concert in summer 2007 at the Arena of Verona.
  • Isabella Ferrari nearly drowned in the first scene of the film.

Goofs: Crew or equipment visible: Last scene, when the BMW starts to drive away, the camera is visible in the black car, parking next to the BMW.

Plot: A look at the strange bereavement behavior of an Italian executive. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi. Full summary »  »

Story: Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When he drives her to school soon after, he decides to wait for her all day in front of the school, and soon that's what he does every day. He eats at the nearby café, gets to know the people who come by and follows from afar the fusion developments at work. Pietro's brother expects him to snap out of it, but who will snap first?Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen  

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Produced By:

  • Eric Abraham known as executive producer
  • Gianluca Leurini known as line producer
  • Laura Paolucci known as delegate producer
  • Domenico Procacci known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Nanni Moretti known as Pietro Paladini
  • Valeria Golino known as Marta
  • Isabella Ferrari known as Eleonora Simoncini
  • Alessandro Gassman known as Carlo Paladini
  • Blu Di Martino known as Claudia Paladini (as Blu Yoshimi)
  • Hippolyte Girardot known as Jean Claude
  • Kasia Smutniak known as Jolanda
  • Denis Podalydès known as Thierry
  • Charles Berling known as Boesson
  • Silvio Orlando known as Samuele
  • Roman Polanski known as Steiner
  • Sara D'Amico known as Francesca
  • Manuela Morabito known as Maria Grazia
  • Roberto Nobile known as Taramanni
  • Babak Karimi known as Mario
  • Beatrice Bruschi known as Benedetta
  • Stefano Guglielmi known as Matteo
  • Antonella Attili known as Maestra Gloria
  • Tatiana Lepore known as Mamma Matteo
  • Alba Rohrwacher known as Annalisa
  • Sara D'Amario known as Francesca
  • Cloris Brosca known as Psychotherapist
  • Valentina Gaia known as Conference Girl
  • Valentina Carnelutti known as Mamma 1
  • Anna Gigante known as Mamma 2
  • Nestor Saied known as Marito Simoncini
  • Roberta Bruni known as Gymnastic Coach
  • Ugo De Cesare known as Boy at Gaia Dinner
  • Dina Braschi known as Elderly Woman at Gaia Dinner
  • Claudia Alfonso known as Girl at Gaia Dinner
  • Cinzia Bernardini known as Woman at Gaia Dinner
  • Lamberto Antinori known as Man at Gaia Dinner
  • Ester Cavallari known as Lara Paladini
  • Laura Paolucci
  • Francesco Piccolo
  • Riccardo known as Nebbia – cane di Jolanta
  • Manuela Solvey

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Sharin Sabatini known as key hair stylist

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Production Companies:

  • Fandango
  • Portobello Pictures
  • Phoenix Film Investments
  • Rai Cinema (collaboration)
  • Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali (MiBAC) (support)

Other Companies:

  • Augustus Color  post-production (digital intermediate)
  • New Digital  sound post-production

Distributors:

  • 01 Distribuzione (2008) (Italy) (theatrical)
  • Alta Classics (2008) (Spain) (theatrical)
  • Bac Films (2008) (France) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2008) (Belgium) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2008) (Luxembourg) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2008) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • IFC Films (2009) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled)
  • Kinowelt Filmverleih (2008) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • Filmcoopi Zürich (2000) (Switzerland) (all media)
  • Imovision (2008) (Brazil) (all media)
  • JinJin Pictures (2008) (South Korea) (all media)
  • KOOL Filmdistribution (2009) (Germany) (all media)
  • Lev Films (2008) (Israel) (all media)
  • Midas Filmes (2008) (Portugal) (all media)
  • Odeon (2008) (Greece) (all media)
  • Rosebud (2008) (Greece) (all media)
  • Seville Distribution (2008) (Canada) (all media)
  • Twin Pics (2010) (Netherlands) (DVD) (Cinéart – De Collectie)
  • Øst for Paradis (2008) (Denmark) (all media)

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Special Effects:

  • M.A.G. Special Effects

Visual Effects by:

  • Andrea Baracca known as digital artist
  • Andrea Baracca known as digital intermediate supervisor
  • Sergio Cremasco known as digital color timing
  • Fabrizio Cucinotta known as scanning and recording
  • Pasquale Di Viccaro known as digital artist
  • Marco Geracitano known as digital compositor: Proxima
  • Giulia Infurna known as lead compositor
  • Lorenzo Moneta known as main titles design
  • Adriano Mulè known as digital compositor
  • Claudio Napoli known as visual effects producer
  • Pietro Orlandi known as compositor
  • Emanuele Pescatori known as lead cgi artist
  • Proxima known as visual effects
  • Marco Ruggieri known as digital conform
  • Kristina Russo known as visual effects
  • Paesani Sara known as compositor
  • Giuseppe Squillaci known as digital intermediate supervisor: Proxima
  • Paolo Zeccara known as visual effects supervisor
  • Marsio Bellizzi known as d.i.editor (uncredited)

Release Date:

  • Italy 1 February 2008 (Rome) (premiere)
  • Italy 8 February 2008
  • Germany 13 February 2008 (Berlin International Film Festival)
  • Spain 20 June 2008
  • Israel 31 July 2008
  • Switzerland August 2008 (Locarno Film Festival)
  • Netherlands 28 August 2008
  • Brazil 2 October 2008
  • Belgium 9 October 2008 (Gent International Film Festival)
  • United Arab Emirates 15 October 2008 (Middle East International Film Festival)
  • Poland 16 October 2008 (Warsaw International FilmFest)
  • USA 21 October 2008 (Chicago International Film Festival)
  • Ireland 24 October 2008
  • UK 24 October 2008
  • France November 2008 (Festival de Villerupt)
  • Greece 20 November 2008
  • Belgium 3 December 2008
  • France 10 December 2008
  • Denmark 12 December 2008
  • Portugal 18 December 2008
  • Germany 29 January 2009
  • UK 2 March 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Brazil 11 March 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • Hong Kong 26 March 2009 (Hong Kong International Film Festival)
  • Turkey 4 April 2009
  • Australia 21 May 2009
  • USA 22 May 2009 (Seattle International Film Festival)
  • Austria 19 June 2009
  • USA 26 June 2009
  • Poland 24 July 2009
  • South Korea 27 August 2009
  • Canada 7 October 2009 (Vancouver International Film Festival)
  • Chile 23 June 2011

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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