Quiet Chaos (film)

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Quiet Chaos
Caos calmo poster.jpg
Directed by Antonello Grimaldi
Based on Caos calmo by Sandro Veronesi
Starring Nanni Moretti
Valeria Golino
Alessandro Gassman
Music by Paolo Buonvino
Ivano Fossati
Release date
  • 1 February 2008 (2008-02-01)
Running time
112 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian
Budget $5.5 million
Box office $9.2 million[1]

Quiet Chaos (Italian: Caos calmo) is a 2008 Italian drama film based on the novel of the same name by Sandro Veronesi.


Pietro Paladini and his brother Carlo, a fashion designer, rescue two women from drowning. At the same time Pietro's wife dies unexpectedly at home. After the funeral, Pietro falls into a state of Quiet Chaos, which is marked by spending a lot of time with his daughter Claudia. The manager is absent from his work and spends his days waiting in the park, which is opposite the school of his daughter. All the while, the widower stays very calm on the outside and is a focal point for his wife's sister Marta (Valeria Golino), his brother and co-workers who are affected by the merger of his group. It is the rebirth of a man who was once a tough manager.



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 May 2016. Retrieved 6 April 2016. 

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