Kaos


3h 7m 1984

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation of five stories about Sicilian peasants.

Film Details

Also Known As
Chaos
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1984
Production Company
Rai Cinema
Distribution Company
MGM/UA Classics; Gala Film Distributors Ltd; MGM Home Entertainment; Mgm/UA Classics; Mk2 International
Location
Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 7m

Synopsis

An adaptation of five stories about Sicilian peasants.

Cast

Margarita Lozano

Mother ("L'Altro Figlio/The Other Son" Sequence)

Claudio Bigagli

Bata ("Mal Di Luna/Moon Sickness" Sequence)

Enrica Maria Modugno

Sidora ("Mal Di Luna/Moon Sickness" Sequence)

Massimo Bonetti

Saro ("Mal Di Luna/Moon Sickness") ("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Anna Malvica

Sidora'S Mother ("Mal Di Luna/Moon Sickness" Sequence)

Ciccio Ingrassia

Don Lollo ("La Giara/The Jar" Sequence)

Franco Franchi

Zi' Dima ("La Giara/The Jar" Sequence)

Biagio Barone

Salvatore ("Requiem" Sequence)

Salvatore Rossi

Patriarch ("Requiem" Sequence)

Franco Scaldati

Father ("Requiem" Sequence)

Pasquale Spadola

Baron ("Requiem" Sequence)

Laura Mollica

Omero Antonutti

Luigi Pirandello ("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Regina Bianchi

Mother ("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Laura De Marchi

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Carlo Cartier

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Orazio Torrisi

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Enzo Alessi

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Madre" Sequence)

Maria Losardo

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Matilda Piana

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Maria Teresa Difede

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Giovanni Marsala

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Enzo Gambino

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Angelo Mezzasalma

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Giuseppe Sorge

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Domenico Gennaro

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Salvatore Mignosi

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Tony Sperandeo

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Claudio Gazziano

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Fernando Jelo

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Giorgio Gurrieri

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Giovanna Taviani

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Valentina Taviani

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Giuliano Taviani

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Maria Terranova

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Bartolo Vindigni

("Colloquio Con La Madre/Conversing With Mother" Sequence)

Fiorella Mari

Voice Of Mother ("L'Altro Figlio/The Other Son" Sequence)

Film Details

Also Known As
Chaos
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1984
Production Company
Rai Cinema
Distribution Company
MGM/UA Classics; Gala Film Distributors Ltd; MGM Home Entertainment; Mgm/UA Classics; Mk2 International
Location
Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
3h 7m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1984

Released in United States August 26, 1990

Released in United States October 13, 1985

Released in United States October 2008

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1993

Released in United States Winter February 14, 1986

Shown at 1984 Venice Film Festival.

Shown at Lincoln Center, New York City in the series "A Roman Holiday" August 26, 1990.

Shown at New York Film Festival October 13, 1985.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Special Program in Focus - Retrospective On Taviani Brothers) October 2-10, 2008.

Released in United States 1984 (Shown at 1984 Venice Film Festival.)

Released in United States on Video January 27, 1993

Released in United States Winter February 14, 1986

Released in United States August 26, 1990 (Shown at Lincoln Center, New York City in the series "A Roman Holiday" August 26, 1990.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Special Program in Focus - Retrospective On Taviani Brothers) October 2-10, 2008.)

Released in United States October 13, 1985 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 13, 1985.)