Il Testimone Dello Sposo


1h 40m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Angelo, an Italian immigrant who returns to Italy after fifteen years in the U.S., is roped into acting as best man at an old friend's wedding. At the festivities he realizes that the bride, Francesca, is unhappy at the impending betrothal because she has been forced into the marriage, and she now v

Film Details

Also Known As
Best Man, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
October Films
Location
Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Angelo, an Italian immigrant who returns to Italy after fifteen years in the U.S., is roped into acting as best man at an old friend's wedding. At the festivities he realizes that the bride, Francesca, is unhappy at the impending betrothal because she has been forced into the marriage, and she now views Angelo as her heaven-sent savior.

Film Details

Also Known As
Best Man, The
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
October Films
Location
Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Italy's official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (1997).

Nominated for the 1997 Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Expanded Release in United States August 21, 1998

Released in France September 23, 1998

Released in Italy February 1998

Released in United States August 14, 1998

Released in United States March 23, 1999

Released in United States on Video March 23, 1999

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1998

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 11-22, 1998.

Shown at Miami Film Festival January 30 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (out of competition) August 27 - September 7, 1998.

color

dialogue Italian

subtitled English

rtg MPAA PG

Released in Italy February 1998

Released in United States March 23, 1999

Released in United States on Video March 23, 1999

Released in United States August 14, 1998 (New York City)

Released in United States Summer August 14, 1998

Expanded Release in United States August 21, 1998

Released in France September 23, 1998