Facing Windows


1h 46m 2003

Brief Synopsis

Giovanna is a bookeeper in a company which packs chickens. She is married to a man who has a precarious job. First she starts being curious about a young man who lives in the block opposite hers, and then she falls in love with him. The relationship between the two becomes much stronger when she sta

Film Details

Also Known As
Finestra di Fronte, La, La Finestra di Fronte, Window Opposite, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams; Clap Filmes
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Abc Distribution; Alfa Films; Cathay Film Organization; Cinemien; Future Film, Ltd. (Finland); Kairos Films; Mikado Film; Oro Film As; Palace Films; Pandora Film Produktion; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Ster-Kinekor; Thunderbird Releasing; Transeuropa Films; Videocine; Zootrope Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

Giovanna is a bookeeper in a company which packs chickens. She is married to a man who has a precarious job. First she starts being curious about a young man who lives in the block opposite hers, and then she falls in love with him. The relationship between the two becomes much stronger when she starts to find out more about him from an old man who bursts into their lives. The old man, obsessed with the memories of some things that happened n the long past autumn of 1943, has lost his memory and finds refuge in Giovanna.

Film Details

Also Known As
Finestra di Fronte, La, La Finestra di Fronte, Window Opposite, The
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Romantic Comedy
Release Date
2003
Production Company
Celluloid Dreams; Clap Filmes
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Abc Distribution; Alfa Films; Cathay Film Organization; Cinemien; Future Film, Ltd. (Finland); Kairos Films; Mikado Film; Oro Film As; Palace Films; Pandora Film Produktion; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Ster-Kinekor; Thunderbird Releasing; Transeuropa Films; Videocine; Zootrope Productions

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the 2004 award for Special Recognition For Excellence In Filmmaking by the National Board of Review (NBR).

Winner of the Audience Choice award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-19, 2004.

Released in United States January 2004

Released in United States on Video November 2, 2004

Released in United States September 2003

Released in United States Summer June 18, 2004

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-19, 2004.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 4-13, 2003.

Sony Pictures Classics acquired North American distribution rights at the 2003 Toronto International Festival.

Released in United States January 2004 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival January 8-19, 2004.)

Released in United States Summer June 18, 2004 (NY, LA)

Released in United States September 2003 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 4-13, 2003.)

Released in United States on Video November 2, 2004