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La prima notte di quiete

Versione restaurata in collaborazione con la
TItanus

e con la
Fondazione Scuola Nazionale di Cinema - Cineteca Nazionale

Direttore del restauro
Giuseppe Rotunno

Dir.:
Valerio Zurlini

Story:
Valerio Zurlini

Script:
Enrico Medioli
Valerio Zurlini

Phot.:
Dario Di Palma

Ed.:
Mario Morra

Mus.:
Mario Nascimbene

Art Dir.:
Enrico Tovaglieri

Cos.:
Luca Sabatelli

Cast:
Alain Delon (prof. Daniele Dominici)
Giancarlo Giannini (Giorgio Mosca, detto "Spider")
Sonia Petrova (Vanina Abati)
Renato Salvatori (Marcello)
Alida Valli (Marcella Abati, madre di Vanina)
Adalberto Maria Merli (Gerardo Pavani, fidanzato di Vanina)
Nicoletta Rizzi (Elvira)
Salvo Randone (preside del liceo)
Lea Massari (Monica, moglie di Daniele)
Fabrizio Moroni (un "vitellone")

Prod.:
MONDIAL TE.FI - Roma
ADEL PRODUCTIONS - Paris

Orig.:
Italia / Italy 1972
132'/ v.o. italiano / 35mm

Daniele Dominici is a young Professor of Literature, temporarily teaching at a Rimini high-school. Author of small poetry book dedicated to a sixteen year old girl who died; cohabitating with Monica, who perhaps is his wife but maybe just his lover; unmoved by the controversy brewing in his classroom; lacking an authentic inclination for teaching (although a cultured man), has instead a strong predisposition for gambling and falls in love with his beautiful student, Vanina, whose lover, Gerardo is a young and rich local boy. The girl however becomes his lover although both her mother and the aggressive Gerardo do their best to prevent the relationship. Daniele becomes even more attached to the girl after discovering Monica has been unfaithful. After having beaten up Gerardo, who informed him of Vanina's stormy past, they plan to run away together. Monica then threatens to commit suicide and Daniele, fearful of what she may do, retracts his decision to leave her. In a bewildered state of mind, dazed by the thrashing received by Vanina's mothers companion, Daniele, driving along in his car, does not see a truck crashing straight into it.