Adelaide is a 40-year-old literature teacher married with children. One day, she learns about the murder of a wealthy and arrogant co-worker of hers, strangled in her own home. Adelaide meets Gaetano, the charming inspector dealing with the case and decides to help him in the investigation, much to her husband's chagrin.
Marco, a shy teenager, learns that he has... what it takes to be a great porn star, but he doesn't know how to tell his parents. Hell breaks loose when a neighbor finds a porn video of him and leaves it in his parents' mailbox.
Parent-teenage children clashes in 21st century Italy.
"Piazza Garibaldi" is a name found in almost any Italian town. It is a metaphor for the nation and its history. Like in the successful, award-winning "La strada di Levi", Ferrario sets off on a journey: this time, on the traces of the expedition of the Thousand. The aim: to verify the relationship between past and present, starting from Bergamo, formerly the "City of the Thousand" and today a bastion of Padania, and arriving at Teano. The voyage is full of surprises, meetings, reflections: a sweeping road movie through the history and geography of the country, seeking to answer a nagging question: why are Italians no longer able to imagine a future for themselves?
A ne'er-do-well who's married to a millionnaire realizes his financial trouble might be solved if his wife was dead - and sets out a plot to achieve just that. A remake of Dino Risi's "il vedovo".
La grande prugna
Four intertwined stories on the joys and sorrows of love.
Romantically disillusioned woman finds herself organising her sister's wedding. Cue romantic mismatching and shenanigans...
After receiving a large sum of money on his bank account by mistake, a small-town thirtysomething dissatisfied with his life sees the opportunity of turning back the clock to when things were good, reliving the carefree life of an university student in a big city. Here, he falls in love with a girl and gets her pregnant. There's just one problem: he already has a wife and a daughter back home!
The enchanted story of Pinocchio.
Cover-boy racconta l’amicizia fra Ioan (Eduard Gabia) e Michele (Luca Lionello) l’uno rumeno e l’altro italiano. Due mondi che casualmente s’incontrano: l’esperienza di chi, figlio della rivoluzione post comunista, è fuggito dal proprio paese alla ricerca di un futuro migliore e l’esperienza di chi, precario, vive la crisi del lavoro occidentale.
Il Generale e i Fratellini d'Italia
Friends Aldo, Giovanni, and Giacomo travel from north to south for Giacomo's wedding, carrying a precious item: the father of the bride, a tyrannical rich man who is both their boss and father-in-law (also Aldo and Giovanni married his daughters), has entrusted them with a wooden leg, the work of a famous artist.
The vicissitudes of Walter – a dissatisfied and disenchanted 20-year-old on-and-off philosophy student without a job, a girlfriend or any real beliefs – who reluctantly returns to his native Turin to live with his irascible blue-collar father and his mother, almost mute due to a severe nervous breakdown.
A prison-set musical about a female theater director who sets up a reinterpretation of the Crucifixion.
Giacomo is a 40-year-old man who works for a big company in Milan. To avoid working on weekends, he lies about having a girlfriend whose character he creates based upon a girl he sees every morning.
Anna and Piero fighting routine of a long marriage, when Piero loses his memory, Anna reconstructs his way. For its part, the concierge Rocco and his friend Michele play in a group that emulates the Beatles and face opposition from their partners. Finally, Marcello and Paola are a divorced couple who, from time to time, pretend they are still together to avoid problems. They are victims of a relentless war of sexes.
Al massimo ribasso
The owner of an Italian natural food company has a heart attack and asks his son, Bernardo, to find the man who saved his life in World War II and bring him to his deathbed. He does so and finds the man in a sanitarium and must deal with his hijinks all the way back to Milan.
A confrontation starts between a young man Diego and his beautiful neighbor Chiara.
Lukewarm wedding acquires a new meaning when the father of the groom rekindles his long-time love for the mother of the bride.
Nearing death, videogame genius Leone Stella holds a contest to find an heir: several people named like him will compete in a live-streamed reenactment of his most famous exploits, and the winner will inherit his billion-dollar fortune.
Comedy/satirical show, with sketches and reports into political affairs and consumer issues. Recurring features of the show, besides the reportage, are the double interviews in which two famous people are asked the same questions, and are edited together on a split screen, side by side so that they answer one after the other.
The Sanremo Music Festival is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Imperia, Italy, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs. The Festival was the inspiration for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Italia's Got Talent is the Italian version of the international Got Talent series. The pilot episode was aired on December 12, 2009 on Canale 5. In that episode, Carmen Masola's talent was discovered. The first episode was seen by 5,3 million people.
After this episode, Mediaset decided to renew this show with a full-length season. The first season started on April 12, 2010 with a high ratings and continued broadcasting. Maria De Filippi, Gerry Scotti and Rudy Zerbi are the three judges.
Talents are competing for €100,000.
Fuoriclasse is an Italian television series, directed by Riccardo Donna, filmed in 2011, starring Luciana Littizzetto, based on the books by Domenico Starnone. The synopsis of the miniseries is similar to the story of the film La scuola, scripted always by Starnone.
Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco undertakes six trips across Italy to rediscover its most authentic cuisine with famous actors for each destination.
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Che tempo che fa is an Italian television talk show hosted by the Italian television host Fabio Fazio. It has been broadcast live on Saturdays and Sundays on the Italian State TV Channel Rai Tre in Milan since 2003.
The show has been aired prime time since September 2003.
Che tempo che fa is a one-to-one talk show with two guests every night. Current events, political, economic, sporting, musical, literary, cinematic, scientific, nature and environmental issues of topical interest are discussed.
Fabio Fazio’s feature is having friendly conversations rather than formal interviews.
In its last edition the show made an average prime-time share of 15%, with an audience of 3,500,000 people.