Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician

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Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician

mathematician naples, italy biography alcoholism math teacher alcoholic teacher death of teacher communism 1950s college professor disenchantment contemplating suicide last day suicide by gun

Death of a Neapolitan Mathematician

Release Date: September 08, 1992

Year    :   1992
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Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   RAI, AnGio Film, Teatri Uniti
Director    :   Mario Martone
Producers    :   Stefano Incerti, Antonietta De Lillo, Bruno Memoli, Giorgio Magliulo, Angelo Curti, Claudio Vecchio, Renato Siniscalchi, Lello Becchimanzi, Luigi Boscaino, Anna Tramontano, Paola Simone
Writers    :   Mario Martone, Mario Martone, Fabrizia Ramondino, Fabrizia Ramondino, Carlo Sbordone
RunTime    :   108 mins.

Naples, 1959. Pure mathematics professor Renato Caccioppoli is a tormented and disillusioned man. Recently discharged from the psychiatric hospital, left by his wife, and feeling increasingly isolated within the university and the Italian Communist Party (he's also Bakunin's grandson), he lives his last days with painful detachment.

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