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743 Ratings

The Easy Life

Il sorpasso

Directed by Dino Risi
Italy, 1962
Comedy, Drama


In the heat of the August fair holiday, Bruno Cortona cruises the streets of Rome in his powerful Lancia Aurelia Sport. Quite by chance he meets Roberto, a young university student. Roberto is fascinated by the carefree, easy life Bruno leads and agrees to spend the day with him…

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The Easy Life Directed by Dino Risi

Awards & Festivals

Mar del Plata International Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Best Director

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1963 | Winner: Best Actor

1963 | Nominee: Best Original Story

David di Donatello Awards

1963 | Winner: Best Actor

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1963 | Winner: Honorary Award

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