The Family

The Family (1987)

"The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's lap, and ends with Carlo as a grandfather with a baby in his arms. And never once do we get out of the house, whose rooms provide the film's structure. Comfort or passion? Carlo couldn't really decide until it was too late.

  • Graziano Diana
  • Furio Scarpelli
  • Ruggero Maccari
  • Ettore Scola
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  • Release Date: 1987-01-01
  • Language: Italiano | English | Español
  • Country: FR, IT, ES
  • Runtime: 127

Cecilia Dazzi

Beatrice as a young woman

Monica Scattini

Aunt Ornella

Andrea Occhipinti

Carlo as a young man

Silvana De Santis

Juliette I

Alberto Gimignani

Giulio as a young man

Renzo Palmer

Uncle Nicola (old)

Memè Perlini


Ricky Tognazzi

Paolino as a middle-aged man

Giuseppe Cederna

Enrico as a middle-aged man

Vittorio Gassman

Carlo as a man / Carlo's grandfather

Fanny Ardant


Jo Champa

Adriana as a young woman

Joska Versari

Giulio as a child

Massimo Dapporto

Giulio as a middle-aged man

Carlo Dapporto

Giulio as an old man

Athina Cenci

Aunt Margherita

Sergio Castellitto

Carletto as a young man

Barbara Scoppa


Marco Vivio

Carletto as a boy

Paola Agosti

Juliette II
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