The Consequences of Love

by Paolo Sorrentino

  • Film
  • Production year 2004
  • Length 100’ min.
  • Format 35mm


Every man has a secret he can’t confess. ButTitta Di Girolamo has more than one. It is obvious. Otherwise why would a fifty year-old, from the south, be living in an anonymous hotel room in an anonymous town in the Italian part of Switzerland for eight years? Eight years spent not working. Apparently. Years of silence and cigarettes, years spent hanging-out between the lobby and the hotel bar, wearing elegant clothes without allowing any past-times. An atrocious routine, in the eternal waiting that something extraordinary will happen. But what could ever happen?. Titta observes, he examines the life that passes before him and no sentiment, no emotion is given away. Apparently. Without anybody. Alone. A lost man. Lost for years secretly contemplating something. But what? And why? What are Titta Di Girolamo’s secrets?


Director Paolo Sorrentino
Story and Screenplay Paolo Sorrentino
Photography Luca Bigazzi
Art Director Lino Fiorito
Costume Designer Ortensia De Francesco
Editor Giogiò Franchini
Sound Editor Silvia Moraes
Sound Daghi Rondanini, Emanuele Cecere
Organisation Viola Prestieri, Gennaro Formisano, Chiara Cordaro
Original Music Pasquale Catalano
Produced by Francesca Cima, Nicola Giuliano, Domenico Procacci For Fandango, Angelo Curti
Production Indigo Film And Fandango
With the collaboration of Medusa Film
Distribution Medusa
International Sales The Works Ltd


Toni Servillo
Olivia Magnani
Adriano Giannini
Raffaele Pisu
Angela Goodwin
Diego Ribon
Giselda Volodi
Nino D’agata


David di Donatello Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Actor
Nastri d’Argento Best Story, Best Cinematography, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor
Ciak d’Oro Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editor, Best Live Sound, Best Poster
Globi d’Oro Best Screenplay, Best New Actress, Foreign Press Special Award
New Directors Prize of the Fipresci - 21. Haifa International Film Festival in Israel


57 Cannes International Film Festival
Cabourg International Film Festival
bATik Film Festival
Cape Town Wordl Cinema Festival
The Times BFI - London Film Festival
Annecy Festival du Cinéma Italien
Il Cairo Film Festival
Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Copenhagen International Film Festival
Open Roads - New York
Chicago Film Festival
Festival du Cinéma Italien de Bastia
Singapore Italian Film Festival
Cinéma Italien à Voiron
Istanbul International Film Festival
Tokio Italian Film Festival
Moscow International Film Festival
Napoli Film Festival
Sao Paulo International Film Festival
Washington DC Italian Film Festival
Dubai International Film Festival
Bankok International Film Festival
Italian Film Festival Los Angeles

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