The Trial Begins (2007)

The Trial Begins was released on DVD on February 9, 2010
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From Vincenzo Marra the acclaimed writer/director of SAILING HOME and THE SESSION IS OPEN comes his most savage indictment yet of modern Italian society: Newcomer Michele Lastella delivers a breakthrough performance as ambitious young Filippo Costa, who rises through the ranks of the Financial Police via his own opportunity for corruption. But when he connects with a wealthy older widow (the legendary Fanny Ardant of THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR and IL DIVO), Filippo quickly becomes a part of Rome s social, financial and political elite. In a nation that rewards ruthless ambition, what must one man ultimately sacrifice to build his own empire? Giulia Bevilacqua co-stars in this stunning portrait of today s amoral Italy that critics have compared to Bertolucci s THE CONFORMIST.

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US DVD Release Date February 9, 2010
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Complete Movie Details

Run time 90 min
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date February 9, 2010
Actors Fanny Ardant, Michele Lastella, Giulia Bevilacqua, Augusto Zucchi, Antonio Gerardi
Directed by Vincenzo Marra
Studio IFC Films
MPAA Not-Rated
Genre(s) Drama
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