About the film
In the Thick of It
Release Date: March 15, 1995
|Production Companies||:||Pupkin Production, Axelotil Film|
This optimistic Italian slice-of-life drama follows a typical day in the lives of low-life teenagers living in Rome's Tuscolano suburb. Gang leader Lorenzo convinces his friends that one of them is terminally ill. They decide that the dying gang should have at least one fling with the local whore. The youths are also seen engaging in various endeavors ranging from petty theft to manual labor, while pursuing romance. Further trouble ensues when Lorenzo's brother disappears and one of them is apprehended.