An unemployed Italian named Domenico decides to rob a bank. But when his plans go awry, he takes a hostage. Fortunately for him, his hostage, Tommaso, is even more disgruntled than Domenico and would welcome the opportunity to disappear and start a new life. So, this very odd couple hits the road together … and that’s when the real trouble begins!
Davide Ferrario, born in 1956, is also a novelist, screenwriter, and noted documentarist. He began to work in the movies with his distribution company in the 1970s, making connection with the American independent scene. He worked with John Sayles and released films by Jarmusch, Seidelman, and Reggio in Italy. We All Fall Down is his third feature. A hit in its own country, it received, among other awards, the prize for best acting performance at Locarno. —— Piers Handling, Toronto Film Festival