About the film
department store interracial romance older man younger woman relationship compassion security guard divorced man gypsy girl gypsy camp hope for a new life urban malaise
A Soul Split in Two
Release Date: September 10, 1993
|Production Companies||:||PIC Films, Mod films, Reteitalia, Société Suisse de Radiodiffusion et Télévision (SSR), Radiotelevisione Svizzera Italiana (RTSI), Eurimages, Filmförderung Bern, Aran|
|Producers||:||Daniele Maggioni, Roberto Sessa|
|Writers||:||Silvio Soldini, Silvio Soldini, Umberto Marino, Roberto Tiraboschi, Roberto Tiraboschi|
Store security guard Pietro spends his days catching shoplifters, his weekends visiting his children who are in custody of his ex-wife, and his nights thinking about new ways to flirt with the store's makeup consultant. His malaise psychosomatically manifests itself in nosebleeds, outbursts of anger, visions, etc. One day, he sees a young Gypsy girl steal something from the store and lets it slide: he can't explain why, but she caught his eye. Pietro and Pabe – that's her name – warily start to hang out, knowing each other more and more, until something begins to blossom in them. Could their shared dream for a new, more compassionate life finally be at their fingertips?