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7 Ratings

The Pool Hustlers

Io, Chiara e lo scuro

Directed by Maurizio Ponzi
Italy, 1982
Comedy, Romance


Francesco, nicknamed ‘Toscano’, is a very good pool player but he never wins when he plays for money. He meets Chiara, a saxophone player, on a late night bus by swapping his case containing the cue with her one, containing the sax.

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The Pool Hustlers Directed by Maurizio Ponzi

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

1983 | 2 wins including: Best Actor

1983 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

David di Donatello Awards

1983 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

1983 | Nominee: Best New Actor

Golden Globes (Italy)

1984 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

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