Embalmer, The   (2002)
A solitary embalmber develops an intense and dangerous bond with his young assistant
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AKA 1:
L'imbalsamatore
Running Time:
100
Genre(s):
Drama
Cast:
Ernesto Mahieux, Valerio Foglia Manzillo, Elisabetta Rocchetti
Director(s):
Matteo Garrone
Producer(s):
Domenico Procacci
Origin Country(s)/Region(s)
Italy
Synopsis
Peppino is a 50-years-old taxidermist, he is very short and connected to the local mob. Valerio is younger, tall and handsome, and works as a waiter. They meet by chance, and Valerio becomes Peppino'assistant. They develop a strange and intense bond that goes beyond work, but when Valerio falls in love with Debora, this dangerous situation begins to fall apart... Matteo Garrone's breakout film, presented at Cannes Film Festival 2002 (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs).
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