Giuseppe Tornatore – Stanno tutti bene AKA Everybody’s fine (1990)

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Plot summary
Matteo Scuro is a retired Sicilian bureaucrat (responsible mainly for the writing of birth certificates), a widower with five children, all of whom live on the mainland and hold responsible jobs. He decides to surprise each with a visit and finds none as he imagined. The film is a veritable travelogue across contemporary Italy, as Matteo journeys to Napoli, Roma, Firenze, Milano, and Turino to search for each of his children; he even spends one night on the streets among the homeless. Scuro returns to Sicily, visits his wife’s grave, and reports with irony that “stanno tutti bene” (everybody’s fine).
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Giuseppe Tornatore – La migliore offerta aka The Best Offer (2013)

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SYNOPSIS:

A story about an art expert who has some issues (he doesn’t seem to like people much, he doesn’t have a cell phone, he always wears gloves not to touch other people) and on top of that he uses his job as auctionner, and an accomplish, to get hold of precious paintings and other masterpiece he claims to be not really worth when instead they’re expensives. The peculiar thing is, he seems to be really fond of women’s portraits and he has a whole security chamber filled with this kind of paintings all over the walls.
One days he’s been called by Claire Ibeson, daughter of a rich couple died in a car accident: she wants to sell all the stuff in the house she’s been living in for her entire life, literally since she suffers agoraphobia and never leaves her secret room hidden behind a wall.
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