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Luna e l'Altra

Directed by Maurizio Nichetti
Italy, 1996
Comedy, Fantasy


Milan in the 1950s. is the tale of an elementary school teacher Luna di Capua (who came to Milan with her father from Naples in post-War Italy) whose dreary life takes a very unexpected turn one stormy night when her shadow separates itself from her and assumes a life of her own.

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Luna e l'Altra Directed by Maurizio Nichetti

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1997 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1997 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1997 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

David di Donatello Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Actress

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