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Fri, 29 Mar

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Chiavari

A World Apart

A World Apart
A World Apart

Time & Location

29 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 03 Apr 2024, 23:30

Chiavari, Via Martiri della Liberazione, 131, 16043 Chiavari GE, Italy

About the event

  • FRIDAY 29/03 hours: 5.15pm – 9.00pm
  • SATURDAY 30/03 hours: 5.15pm – 9.00pm
  • SUNDAY 31/03 hours: 5.15pm – 9.00pm
  • MONDAY 01/04  hours: 5.15pm – 9.00pm
  • TUESDAY 02/04 at: 9.00pm
  • WEDNESDAY 03/04 hours: 4.30pm – 9.00pm

A World Apart, a film directed by Riccardo Milani, tells the story of Michele Cortese (Antonio Albanese), an elementary school teacher, who seems to be about to embark on a new life. After having taught for forty years in the jungle of Roman schools, the man manages to be assigned to the Cesidio Gentile Institute known as Jurico, a school located in the Abruzzo National Park, with a single multi-class of children ranging from 7 to 10 years. Helped by the vice-principal Agnese (Virginia Raffael​e) and the students, Michele overcomes his initial metropolitan inadequacy and slowly becomes one of them. When everything starts going right, however, horrible news arrives: due to low enrollment, the school will close forever in June. This is how Michele, Agnese and the children will begin a long race against time to prevent this small school reality from ceasing to exist.

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