A giving, genuine, and nice older man tries to take a mistress to liven up his boring life.
I really liked the idea of this film: kindness can weigh on one, especially when one is surrounded by assholes. But in drama, or more broadly story-telling, audiences care about revolt, a...
The Salt of Life
In The Salt of Life, Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio) plays a middle-aged retiree who has become invisible to all distaff Romans, regardless of age or relation. He contends with an aristocratic, spendthrif... read more
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April 18, 2013
February 2, 2014
In "The Salt of Life," Gianni(Gianni Di Gregorio, who also directed and co-wrote with Valerio Attanasio) struggles on a monthly basis to pay his rent and has to dip into his pension to do so. All of which he blames on his nonagenarian mother's (Valeria De Franciscis) less than f...
October 19, 2011
No matter how adorable Gianni Di Grigorio actually is, this film feels like a second rate attempt to repeat the freshness of the far superior "Mid-August Lunch". There are a few worthwhile moments though.