Dear Father

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Dear Father

Dear Father

Release Date: April 11, 1979

Year    :   1979
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Comedy
Production Companies    :   AMLF, Dean Film, Société les films Prospec
Director    :   Dino Risi
Producers    :   Richard Hellman, Pio Angeletti, Adriano De Micheli, Rossella Angeletti, Roberto Mezzaroma, Mario D'Alessio, Fausto Capozzi, Alberto Passone
Writers    :   Dino Risi, Dino Risi, Bernardino Zapponi, Bernardino Zapponi, Marco Risi, Marco Risi
RunTime    :   101 mins.

In Caro papá, Dino Risi is telling the story of the decadent lifestyle, and dysfunctional family, of a wealthy businessman (played to perfection by Risi's favorite leading man, Vittorio Gassman). Risi paints his portrait against a backdrop of an Italy where the new permissiveness has run rampant, traditional socio-cultural values have been usurped by consumerism, and the streets have become an open battleground for politically extremist groups (the '70s were dubbed "The Years of Lead" due to the great number of terrorist acts, and politically motivated assassinations).




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