Kryptonite!

Kryptonite!

2011
1h 38min

Set in 1970s Naples, bullied nine year-old Peppino is watching the world around him as his extended dysfunctional family change. Psychedelic flower power and hippie love is threatening the old traditional southern Italian family. Dad is having an affair and Mom has taken to her bed with depression. Super-mod brother and sister Titina and Salvatore take the boy under their wings, introducing him to demonstrations and love-ins, whilst caped superhero Gennaro visits Peppino even after being knocked down and killed by the number 12 bus. It is the imaginary appearances of this older superman cousin that help the nine-year-old navigate the complicated adult world.

Kryptonite!

Storyline

Set in 1970s Naples, bullied nine year-old Peppino is watching the world around him as his extended dysfunctional family change. Psychedelic flower power and hippie love is threatening the old traditional southern Italian family. Dad is having an affair and Mom has taken to her bed with depression. Super-mod brother and sister Titina and Salvatore take the boy under their wings, introducing him to demonstrations and love-ins, whilst caped superhero Gennaro visits Peppino even after being knocked down and killed by the number 12 bus. It is the imaginary appearances of this older superman cousin that help the nine-year-old navigate the complicated adult world.
    Released
    November 2011
    Runtime
    1h 38min
    Director
    Genre
    Status
    Released
    Language
    Italian
    Production
    Indigo Film, MiC, RAI
Cast
Valeria Golino
Valeria Golino
Rosaria
Cristiana Capotondi
Cristiana Capotondi
Titina
Luca Zingaretti
Luca Zingaretti
Antonio
Libero De Rienzo
Libero De Rienzo
Salvatore
Luigi Catani
Luigi Catani
Peppino
Lucia Ragni
Lucia Ragni
Carmela
Vincenzo Nemolato
Vincenzo Nemolato
Gennaro
Massimiliano Gallo
Massimiliano Gallo
Arturo
Monica Nappo
Monica Nappo
Assunta
Rosaria De Cicco
Rosaria De Cicco
Maestra Lina
Antonia Truppo
Antonia Truppo
Valeria
Nunzia Schiano
Nunzia Schiano
Spanish aunt
Sergio Solli
Sergio Solli
Vincenzo
Gennaro Cuomo
Gennaro Cuomo
Federico
Carmine Borrino
Elio
Anita Caprioli
Anita Caprioli
Madonna
Fabrizio Gifuni
Fabrizio Gifuni
Matarrese
Ylenia Tiano
Valentina Imposimato
Pierpaolo Pollano
Cacace
Gennaro Savarese
Persico
Luciana Zazzera
Fruttivendola
Mariagrazia Lanzilli
Cliente fruttivendola
Flora Perretta
2°cliente fruttivendola
Anna D'Angelo
Vicina
Assunta Donnarumma
Patrizia
Federico Colucci
Dottor Urcioli
Antonietta Carcatella
Zia Pupatella
Francesca Golia
Francesca Golia
Rita, amica Titina
Diego D'Elia
Diego D'Elia
Christos, ragazzo greco
Santa De Santis
Santa De Santis
Donna conferenza stampa
Raffaella Imparato
Ragazza autocoscienza
Tamara Viviana Isler
Ragazza autocoscienza
Antonello Cossia
Bidello
Gennaro Cassini
Ragazzo Red Inn
Parsifal Reparato
Ragazzo Red Inn
Natasha Magri
Ragazza Red Inn
Giulia Pica
Giulia, amica Titina
Michela Colonna
Amica di Gianni
Giorgio Iovine
Nonno Assunta
Tina Femiano
Mamma Assunta
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