Colpo di luna

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Colpo di luna
Colpo di luna.jpg
Directed by Alberto Simone
Written by Alberto Simone
Gioia Magrini
Dido Castelli
Starring Tchéky Karyo
Nino Manfredi
Isabelle Pasco
Jim van der Woude
Johan Leysen
Mimmo Mancini
Paolo Sassanelli
Music by Vittorio Cosma
Cinematography Roberto Benvenuti
Romolo Eucalitto
Edited by Enzo Meniconi Kohout
Release date
  • 7 December 1995 (1995-12-07)
Running time
86 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Colpo di Luna is a 1995 Italian drama film written and directed by Alberto Simone. It won a David di Donatello for Best New Director. It was released in the US in 2000 under the name Moon Shadow. It was entered into the 45th Berlin International Film Festival where it won an Honourable Mention.[1]


Lorenzo, an astrophysicist, has inherited a house in Sicily. He has it restored by Salvatore, an introverted carpenter. Salvatore starts the job with help of his handicapped son. Since work seems to be slow Lorenzo goes and checks on them. He finds out Salvatore has turned the house into a therapeutic community for troubled people. At first Lorenzo is angry but then his good heart prevails.



  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1995 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2011-06-12. 

External links[edit]

Colpo di luna on Internet Movie Database