SHADOW OF THE DAY
A film by:
Giuseppe Piccioni, Gualtiero Rosella, Annick Emdin
2022 | Drama | Runtime: 125 Minutes | Italy | Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Cast: Riccardo Scamarcio, Benedetta Porcaroli, Valeria Bilello
Set in the picturesque, provincial town of Ascoli Piceno in central Italy, The Shadow of the Day is a dramatic and gripping love story set in the late 1930s. Luciano, a wounded World War I veteran and a sympathizer with fascism, runs a classy restaurant overlooking the town’s ancient square. His life is turned upside down when a young Jewish girl walks into his restaurant looking for work.