• Director: Alexander Payne

    Cast: Paul Giamatti Da'Vine Joy Randolph Dominic Sessa

    Country, date: United States, 2023

    Duration: 133 minutes

    Language: English

    Subtitles: Italiano

  • The Holdovers

    Sala Olimpia Liberty di Bordighera
    Aprile 4, 2024 6:00 pm

    At 21.00 The film will be shown in Italian language Version.

    This comedy drama is set in a an American Boarding School in the early 1970s. Some of the students have to stay at school over the Christmas holidays and are looked after by one of the teachers and the cafeteria manager. The film follows one of the students and the staff, all of whom are dealing with their own personal issues. “These three very different shipwrecked people form an unlikely Christmas family sharing comic misadventures during two very snowy weeks in New England. The real journey is how they help one another understand that they are not beholden to their past-they can choose their own futures” (IMDB)

    The Holdovers has had some success at the various Film Awards, most notably it was nominated for Best Picture Award at the Oscars. Da’Vine Joy Randolph, who plays the cafeteria manager, won the Golden Globe Award, the Oscar Award and the British Film Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Paul Giamatti, who plays the teacher in charge, was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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    Pubblicato il 27 Marzo 2024

    di Ivano Ricci