The documentary presents never-before-seen material, plus library footage and direct accounts from friends, colleagues and family of Vittorio Gassman, as well as from leading Italian and European cultural figures, interviewed in Los
Angeles, Paris and Rome, including: Dino De Laurentiis, Claudia Cardinale, Anna Galiena, Jean Luis Trintignan, Ettore Scola, Paolo Villaggio, Carlo Verdone, Marco Risi, Ricky Tognazzi, Ornella Muti, Anna Proclemer, Nicola Piovani, Carlo Lizzani, Adriano Panatta, Mario Monicelli, Francesco Rosi, Agostina Belli, Gigi Proiettti, the students and the Director of the Silvio D’Amico Academy of Dramatic Arts, plus Sergio Castelletto, Giancarlo Giannini and others. Vittorio Gassman’s son Alessandro also plays a key role in the film, guiding us, like Virgil, through the impassioned,
entertaining, extravagant and problematic universe of his father, the leading man par excellence of the Italian stage and screen.
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