About the film
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A Special Day
Release Date: August 11, 1977
|Slogan||:||«A special film about two special people.»|
|Production Companies||:||Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Canafox Films|
|Writers||:||Ruggero Maccari, Ettore Scola, Maurizio Costanzo|
The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Antonietta strikes up a friendship with her neighbor Gabriele. As the day segues into night, Antonietta and Gabriele develop a very special relationship that will radically alter both of their outlooks on life.