by Andrea Molaioli

  • Film
  • Production year 2016
  • Length 100’ min.
  • Format 4K, DCP


Samuele (16) spends his days skating with his friends, doing jumps and tricks, and taking the odd spill; he also nurtures a completely imaginary friendship with his hero, Tony Hawk the best skater of all time.
He would love to go to university, to travel, maybe even to live in California and pursue the dream of becoming a professional skater. But more than anything, he would love to be the first in his family not to fall into the trap of having a baby at 16, which ended up happening to both his mother and his grandmother. By the way, it’s hard to avoid the one sole destiny that runs in your family.


Director Andrea Molaioli
Subject and Screenplay Francesco Bruni, Ludovica Rampoldi, Andrea Molaioli
Dop Daria D'antonio
Editor Giogio' Franchini
Music Teho Teardo
Art Designer Alessandra Mura
Costume Designer Massimo Cantini Parrini
Sound Alessandro Rolla
Sound Editor Lilio Rosato
Executive Producer Viola Prestieri
Produced by Nicola Giuliano, Francesca Cima, Carlotta Calori
An Indigo Film Production
With Rai Cinema
With the support of the Directorate General for Cinema – Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism
With the support of Regione Lazio - Fondo Regionale per il Cinema e l'audiovisivo
Italian Distribution Universal Pictures
Based on the Novel Slam By Nick Hornby


Ludovico Tersigni
Jasmine Trinca
Barbara Ramella
Luca Marinelli
Fiorenza Tessari
Pietro Ragusa
Gianluca Broccatelli
Fausto Maria Sciarappa
E con la voce di Tony Hawk


Ciak D’oro 2017
Jasmine Trinca – Best Supporting Actress
Luca Marinelli – Best Supporting Actor


Torino Film Festival 2016, Italy
Shanghai International Film Festival 2017, China
Cinema Italian Style 2017, Usa
Cinema Made In Italy – London 2017, Great Britain

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