The Dinner


2h 7m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Flora is a restauranteur's wife, the only calm character in a tapestry of odd characters who eat in the reastaurant, and who represent a cross-section of Italian society. There is a philandering professor, a dysfunctional family, apolitical business people and a communist chef, enraged at the passiv

Film Details

Also Known As
Cena, La, Diner, Le, Dinner, Le Diner
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Les Films Alain Sarde; Medusa Film
Distribution Company
Bac Films Distribution; Cooperative Nouveau Cinema (Cnc); Finnkino Oy; Medusa Film; Primer Plano Film Group
Location
Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

Synopsis

Flora is a restauranteur's wife, the only calm character in a tapestry of odd characters who eat in the reastaurant, and who represent a cross-section of Italian society. There is a philandering professor, a dysfunctional family, apolitical business people and a communist chef, enraged at the passivity of his country in the face of social change and corruption.

Film Details

Also Known As
Cena, La, Diner, Le, Dinner, Le Diner
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Les Films Alain Sarde; Medusa Film
Distribution Company
Bac Films Distribution; Cooperative Nouveau Cinema (Cnc); Finnkino Oy; Medusa Film; Primer Plano Film Group
Location
Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 27 - September 6, 1999.

Began shooting late March 1998.

Completed shooting early June 1998.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival (in competition) August 27 - September 6, 1999.)